About 48.7 million voters were called to the polls to choose between outgoing President Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
• Outgoing President Emmanuel Macron favored a second term, but that has never happened before far right The Elysee elections are approaching.
• Is almost 48.7 million French citizenswho were called to the polls, with seats open from 8 to 20, but Fear of a strong abstention.
• The first numbers of turnout show 12 decreases compared to the 2017 poll, while for the first predictions we have to wait for the polls to close.
2.00 pm – Le Pen: I am calm and I trust the French
I am calm, I have confidence that the French people appeared calm and confident in Marine Le Pen, the RND candidate for the presidential election, as she voted at her college in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, sparing herself in several selfies with her supporters.
13:12 – Macron crowds into Le Touquet . seat
Outgoing French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte voted simultaneously at their polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, in the same constituency (Pas de Calais) where his opponent, Marine Le Pen, had already voted. On leaving his home and arriving at the polling station, Macron, accompanied by Brigitte and surrounded by dozens of cameras, allowed hundreds of supporters who greeted him to shake his hand, hug him, kiss him and take selfies next to him.
12:04 p.m. – Voter turnout is 26.4%.
At 12 turnout in 26.41%, lower than the 2017 ballot, when 28.23% of eligible voters voted at the same time. That’s two points lower than in the 2017 ballot, but also one point more than two weeks ago, on the occasion of the first round of elections, when was 25.48%.
11:15 a.m. – Le Pen votes at Henin Beaumont polling station
Marine Le Pen, the caucus candidate for the presidential election, voted at her college in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, around 11 a.m., French media reported.
Apr 24, 2022 (change on Apr 24, 2022 | 15:32)
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