France Politics

November 19, 2012 - 4:33 AM
Former French prime minister Francois Fillon and candidate to head the conservative UMP party, cast his vote at a polling station in Paris, Sunday Nov. 18, 2012. France’s conservative UMP party votes Sunday to pick a new leader in an internal election that members hope will mark a turning point after a string of painful defeats that have left it in the opposition. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)