LIVE. 2024 Legislative Elections – 2nd round: Will the French confirm their vote? Will withdrawals change the situation? Follow the day with us

LIVE. 2024 Legislative Elections – 2nd round: Will the French confirm their vote? Will withdrawals change the situation? Follow the day with us
LIVE. 2024 Legislative Elections – 2nd round: Will the French confirm their vote? Will withdrawals change the situation? Follow the day with us

This Sunday, July 7, is a turning point in recent political history in France. Voters are being called to the polls to close the legislative elections. At the end of this second round, we will know the composition of the new National Assembly, three weeks after an unexpected dissolution imposed by Emmanuel Macron. Voting scenes, turnout and abstention… Follow the day in our live feed.

07h50.

Polling stations are open

Here we go! It’s 8am in metropolitan France, the polling stations have just opened for this second round of the legislative elections. Voters can now go to the polls to support the candidates who are competing in the 501 remaining constituencies. They will close, for the most part, at 6pm, except in the big cities where you can go to vote until 8pm.

10h30.

Gabriel Attal voted in Vanves

The Prime Minister voted this Sunday morning in Vanves. The head of government is a candidate in the 10th constituency of Hauts-de-Seine. He is opposed to Cécile Soubelet, the candidate of the New Popular Front. Gabriel Attal had collected 43.85% in the first round.

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09h41.

30,000 police officers mobilized this evening

Depending on the results of the second round of legislative elections this Sunday, July 7, unrest is expected in France. The Minister of the Interior says that 30,000 police officers and gendarmes will be deployed across the country, including 5,000 in Paris and its suburbs.

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09h10.

Why some French people are not going to vote this Sunday

Some voters will not need to go to vote in their constituency this Sunday as part of this second round of legislative elections. Explanations.

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08h53

What participation for this 2nd round?

With nearly 7 out of 10 French people voting in the first round of these legislative elections, should we expect such a high turnout on July 7?

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08:30.

In Rodez, the first voters cast their ballots

In Aveyron, polling stations will be open from 8am to 6pm this Sunday. At the village hall in Rodez, the earliest voters have already voted.

07h43

Where to vote and until what time?

To find out where you should go to vote and until what time your polling station is open, read right here.

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07h41.

What level of participation in this second round?

Could the combination of numerous withdrawals, the start of the school holidays and relatively gloomy weather lead to a drop in participation in the second round of the legislative elections?

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07h32.

Overseas voters have already voted

While polling stations will open at 8 a.m. in metropolitan France, our compatriots who live overseas have already voted. Due to the time difference, residents of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique and those of French Polynesia went to the polls this Saturday. In the first round, participation was more modest than in metropolitan France: 30% in Martinique, 32.55% in Guadeloupe and 32.61% in Guyana, compared to 47.10% in Polynesia.

07h28.

Opening of this live

Hello everyone and welcome to our site to follow all the news from this Sunday, July 7, synonymous with the second round of the legislative elections.

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