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QFour hours after the opening of polling stations in mainland France, a primary determine units the tone for these European elections. At midday this Sunday, June 9, the participation fee is at 19.81%, in response to info from the Ministry of the Interior. A determine up very barely in comparison with 2019, the place participation stood at 19.26% at noon. A measure to be taken with hindsight, between now and the top of the votes at 8 p.m. Note that the introduced determine can be effectively above these of 2014, which stood at 15.7% on the identical time.

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During the final elections, 50.12% of French individuals went to the polls after the vote. A participation fee very barely under the European common, which stood at 50.66% on the time.

As a reminder, France and its 50 million voters elect 81 deputies, a part of the 720 elected representatives sitting within the European Parliament. The first estimates ought to seem round 8 p.m. and a second turnout will also be given round 5 p.m.