Home > French presidential runoff: 'Very few last-minute voters' as all polling stations close at 8pm

News
French presidential runoff: 'Very few last-minute voters' as all polling stations close at 8pm

Description

Voter abstention was put at 28%, according to an estimate from the Ipsos polling institute, up 2.5% from 2017. First exit polls are expected at 8pm Paris time when the last polling stations close in Paris and other cities. FRANCE 24's Selina Sykes reports.

Added on the 24/04/2022 19:24:14 - Copyright : France 24 EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Kenya polling stations close as ballot counting begins in presidential election

    Election officials count ballot papers after presidential election voting ends in Eldoret, Kenya. Kenyans vote for a new president against the backdrop of economic hardship and growing disenchantment with the political elite. IMAGES

    09/08/2022 - AFPTV - First images
  • French presidential runoff: Both Macron and Le Pen 'are clearly trying to woo Mélenchon's voters'

    The second round of the French presidential election presents voters with two opposing visions of France: Macron offers a pro-European, liberal platform, while Le Pen's nationalist manifesto is founded on deep Euroscepticism. After more than half of the electorate voted for far-right or hard left candidates in the first round, Macron's lead in opinion polls is narrower than five years ago. One voter survey on Tuesday projected he would win with 56.5% of the vote. Joining FRANCE 24 for in-depth analysis of the French presidential runoff is Professor Ariane Bogain, Senior Lecturer in French and Politics at Northumbria University. Several things are standing out for Professor Bogain as France heads back to the polls: Le Pen "has been under far more scrutiny than she was in the first round." All the while, Macron is "finally in the campaign," holding numerous rallies. And, most importantly, "there's been a clear shift from Macron towards the left." This as both candidates seek to attract the 22% of the electorate who went all in for Mélenchon in the first round. Aside from these observations, Professor Bogain asserts that "the defining factor is going to be the abstention rate, not just in terms of the level, but in terms of who abstains."

    20/04/2022 - France 24 EN
  • Polling stations open in Moldova for presidential runoff election

    The voting process begins in Chisinau as Moldova heads to the polls for the second round of a tightly-contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country's Moscow-backed incumbent.

    15/11/2020 - AFPTV - First images
  • French Presidential Runoff: Dear far-right voters...

    We are now 10 days away from the second round run-off of the French presidential election. As expected, the ballot will feature François Hollande versus Nicolas Sarkozy. But the wild card will be Marine Le Pen and her 6.4 million voters in the first round. Both candidates want her voters, but how far can they go? And will it work?

    30/07/2013 - France 24 EN

More videosNews

Watch video of IPM - L'actrice Américaine Anne Heche, Dans Le Coma Depuis Lundi à La Suite D'un Accident De Voiture à Los Angeles - L'actrice Anne Heche souffre de graves lésions cérébrales - Label : DHnet.be -
Entertainment

L'actrice Anne Heche souffre de graves lésions...

12/08/2022 10:45:09

Watch video of  - DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12 - Label : Economie wallonne -
News

DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12

29/04/2021 12:55:32