May 17, 2022

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Presidential Election 2022: Jean LaSalle’s extraordinary gesture while voting

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LAs was the case in 2017 between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, the French people were invited to vote on Sunday. The former liked the second term. But in the face of declining participation, the far right has never been so close to power.

Polling stations in the mainland of France for this second round of the presidential election will open at 8 am and close at 7 pm or even 8 pm in major cities.

The 48.7 million French people invited to vote did not rush to the polls, while three school zones in the country were on school holidays and abstention could be a major factor in the referendum.

At noon the turnout was 26.41%, almost two points lower than in 2017 (28.23%). During the first edition of the fight between Macron and Mrs. Le Pen.

This figure represents a decline compared to the second round of the 2012 (30.66%) and 2007 (34.11%) elections, and is close to that faced by Jean-Marie Le Pen (FN) in 2002 (26.19%). (RPR).

In Lourdios-Ichère (Pyrénées-Alantiques), former candidate Jean Lassalle, who declared himself a vacant lot, slid his ballot in his pocket in front of the ballot box, gesturing and declaring that he had “never voted before.” The ballot box “.” After this act, which may seem shocking or meaningless, Béarnais told the AFP he had “entered into a form of political machinations.”

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