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The largest in the last 40 years: France has a record turnout in the second round of parliamentary elections

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The largest in the last 40 years: France has a record turnout in the second round of parliamentary elections Vladislav Kravtsov

Крупнейшая за последние 40 лет: во Франции рекордная явка во втором туре выборов в парламент

In France, the turnout in the second round of elections was the largest in the last 40 years/Collage 24 Channel

In France, the second round of parliamentary elections is taking place on July 7th. The turnout at the country's polling stations was the largest in more than 40 years.

Voting at French polling stations will last until 20:00 local time (21:00 Kyiv time). After the polling stations close, the results of exit polls will begin to be published, which will show the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections in the country.

What was the turnout in the elections in French Parliament

According to French journalists, in the first hours of the second round of voting, voter turnout was as active as in the first round.

Polls opened at 8 am, and by noon, 26.63% of voters had already cast their votes. By comparison, voter turnout for the 2022 runoff election was significantly lower at this time, at only 19%.

In France, a record turnout in elections was recorded over the past 40 years/Screenshot 24 Channel

In addition, the 2024 result is the highest turnout in an election since 1981. Voter turnout in the first round exceeded 60%, which was also the highest in recent decades.

Earlier in the first round of early parliamentary elections in France The far-right National Rally party, a supporter of Putin's policies, Marine Le Pen, won. The radical left-wing Popular Front came in second with almost 28%, while President Emmanuel Macron's centrist bloc received 20% of the vote.

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