More young voters, candidates in Europe turn to far-right

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, an illuminated cross with a sticker reading “Refugees not welcome” is displayed during a demonstration by PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West), near the Frauenkirche church in Dresden, eastern Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Jens Meyer
In this April 23, 2019 photo, Vlaams Belang party candidate Dries van Langenhove speaks with attendees at a debate with other party leaders in Zemst, Belgium. Until recently isolated as racist by the rest of the political spectrum, the Flemish independence party Vlaams Belang whose slate he leads in Flemish Brabant has a handful of seats in the parliament and a plan to more than double that. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
Bram Janssen
In this May 11, 2019 photo, far-right Vox supporter Amanda Puiggros, 22, distributes flyers after a party meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Europe’s far-right parties are going after young voters by fielding strikingly young candidates. In Belgium, Spain, France and Denmark and elsewhere, candidates in their twenties are working to mainstream once-marginalized groups. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Felipe Dana
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