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Table: Europe's Right Is on the March


FRANCE

Extreme rightist Le Pen in May 5 presidential runoff after outpolling Socialist Premier Jospin with law-and-order, anti-EU platform

GERMANY

Far-Right parties marginalized, but anti-immigrant, euro-skeptic Bavarian Premier Stoibercould become Chancellor

ITALY

Right-wing parties, members of Berlusconi government elected in 2001, are pushing own agenda on crime and immigration

NETHERLANDS

Newly formed populist, anti-immigrant movement mounting stiff challenge to centrist parties in May 15 elections

DENMARK

Political influence of populist, anti-immigration Danish Peoples Party has risen sharply since November, 2001, elections

NORWAY

Coalition of Center-Right and Far-Right parties, elected in September, 2001, staunchly opposes adoption of the euro

currency

Data: BusinessWeek


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