Speaking time, proxy and second spherical… the principles of legislative elections | EUROtoday

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The official marketing campaign for the legislative elections of June 30 and July 7 started on Monday, with an accelerated timetable. France 24 seems to be again on the completely different guidelines of this categorical poll.

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It's formally time for the official marketing campaign for the legislative elections, which is able to happen on June 30 and July 7. Since Sunday night, all functions for one of many 577 deputy seats have been registered on the prefecture. The contenders have lower than two weeks to persuade, the marketing campaign ending on June 28 at midnight (June 27 at midnight within the Overseas Territories and for French folks dwelling overseas established on the American continent).

From this Monday, electoral propaganda paperwork (professions of religion, poll papers, posters) might be centralized in every constituency by a fee liable for their distribution. Printers are arduous at work delivering electoral supplies in report time, earlier than Tuesday night in order that they are often checked and despatched on time.

The candidates' applications might be obtainable on Wednesday on the web site of the Ministry of the Interior (programme-candidats.interieur.gouv.fr).

To profit from the primary spherical of state support, events should submit the entire listing of their candidates to the Ministry of the Interior by June 21, the date on which the ultimate lists might be revealed by the prefectures.

For these early legislative elections, as for the European elections, the precept which applies to the talking time of candidates and their events, on tv and radio, is that of equity and never strict equality.

Airtime is determined by their ends in earlier elections – the legislative elections of 2022 and the European elections on June 9 –, polls and the flexibility of the events to “animate the campaign” (through for instance public conferences), in keeping with the phrases of Arcom, the audiovisual regulator.

  • Proxy and digital voting

It is simply too late to register on the electoral lists, for the primary in addition to for the second spherical. On the opposite hand, voters may give proxy to a detailed relative, in precept till the day earlier than the election.

Nearly 874,000 voters selected this answer within the final European elections, and 16,044 proxies have been validated for the only day of June 10, the day after the dissolution of the National Assembly by Emmanuel Macron, in keeping with figures from the Ministry of Interior revealed on its website.

French folks dwelling overseas will be capable to vote electronically from June 25 (12 p.m. Paris time) to June 27 (12 p.m. Paris time).

Certain candidates might be elected within the first spherical, in the event that they get hold of an absolute majority of the votes forged and the votes of at the very least 1 / 4 of the voters of their constituency.

The others will take part within the second spherical in the event that they obtain at the very least 12.5% ​​of the votes.

With AFP