François Fillon


French former Prime minister Francois Fillon's campaign director,... News PhotoCompetition,Conflict,Crisis,Democracy,Election,Former,France,François Fillon,French Culture,Headquarters,Horizontal,Journalist,Leaving,Opposition Party,Paris - France,Political Party,Politics,Prime Minister,Right-Wing,Television Camera,Union for a Popular MovementPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFrench former Prime minister Francois Fillon's campaign director, Eric Ciotti (C) reacts as he leaves the right-wing opposition UMP party's headquarters in Paris on November 25, 2012. Pro-Fillon supporter Ciotti slammed the door from the UMP's appeal elections control board, considering it illegitimate and biased. Party heavyweight Juppe, a former premier and foreign minister, will hold a mediation meeting later in the day with the right-winger, who was declared the winner of November 22 knife-edge vote to pick a party leader, Jean-Francois Cope, and his centrist rival Francois Fillon. The talks are to establish who actually won the leadership and whether mutual allegations of ballot rigging have any foundation. AFP PHOTO KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)