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Le Pen Makes Strong Showing in Lyon

February 5, 1991
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Jean-Marie Le Pen’s extreme right-wing National Front drew more than 25 percent of the vote Sunday in a parliamentary by-election in Lyon.

Although it lost the election, the party’s strong showing in a major city in southeastern France aroused concern among many who consider the National Front racist and anti-Semitic.

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