France presidential election 2017 live Voting Dates Opinion Exit Poll Candidates

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France presidential election 2017 Results Voting Live Dates Opinion Exit Poll

France presidential election Dates 2017

National France presidential election Date: 23 April 2017

 

France presidential election 2017 Results Dates Voting Opinion Poll

The first round of the 2017 French presidential election will be held on 23 April 2017. Should no candidate win a majority, a run-off election between the top two candidates will be held on 7 May 2017. Incumbent president François Hollande of the Socialist Party (PS) is eligible to run for a second term, but declared on 1 December 2016 that he would not seek re election in light of low approval ratings. He is the first incumbent president of the Fifth Republic not to run for a second term. This is also the first French presidential election in which nominees of both the main centre-left and centre-right parties were selected through open primaries. A total of 11 candidates will contest the first round. The presidential election will be followed by a legislative election to elect members of the National Assembly on 11 and 18 June.

French first round presidential election Exit poll 2017

French First Round Election Results 2017 with Vote % – Macron and Le pen in Second Round


French first round presidential election Voting Live 2017

  1. Voter turnout expected to reach 80%.
  2. 50,000 French police on duty to maintain security. Huge queues of French voters voting abroad.
  3. Mélencho, Macron, Fillon and Le Pen anyone can be a winner in first round since all are quite close.
  4. Economist who predicted Trump win in US election has predicted win for Marine Le Pen in France.
  5. Donald Trump is backing Marine Le Pen as French voters prepare to go to the polls.
  6. Sunday Polls open in mainland France. From 7pm would close and Counting would begin
  7. First Round will take place on 23rd April 2017. Voting would start morning 7 am across france to elect its president.
  8. According to latest opinion poll Le pen and Macron have a close fight. with Le pen at 23% and Macron at 24% if we see average of all opinion polls.

French Presidential Election Details 2017

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France presidential election 2017 Results Live 

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Candidate

Vote %

   
   

                 Electoral system of France

Electoral system. In all elections where there is a single official to be elected for a given area, including the two major national elections (the election of the President of the Republic and the election of the members of the National Assembly), two-round runoff voting is used.

 

Candidates for Presidential election 2017

The top four candidates in 2017's French election are, in alphabetical order: Francois Fillon (Les Republicans), Benoit Hamon (Socialists), Marine Le Pen (Front National) and Emmanual Macron (Independent). 

France Parties and leaders

Party

Type

UMP

Conservative

PS

Social Democratic

MoDem

Conservative

PCF

Communist

Verts

Ecologist

NC

FN

Nationalist

 

 

 

 

France Presidential election Results

 

Candidate

Party

1st round

2nd round

Votes

 %

Votes

 %

 

François Hollande

Socialist Party and Radical Party of the Left

PS–PRG

10,272,705

28.63%

18,000,668

51.64%

 

Nicolas Sarkozy

Union for a Popular Movement

UMP

9,753,629

27.18%

16,860,685

48.36%

 

Marine Le Pen

National Front

FN

6,421,426

17.90%

 
 

Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Left Front

FG

3,984,822

11.10%

 

François Bayrou

Democratic Movement

MoDem

3,275,122

9.13%

 

Eva Joly

Europe Ecology – The Greens

EELV

828,345

2.31%

 

Nicolas Dupont-Aignan

Republic Arise

DLR

643,907

1.79%

 

Philippe Poutou

New Anticapitalist Party

NPA

411,160

1.15%

 

Nathalie Arthaud

Workers' Struggle

LO

202,548

0.56%

 

Jacques Cheminade

Solidarity and Progress

SP

89,545

0.25%

 

Total

35,883,209

100%

34,861,353

100%

 

Valid votes

35,883,209

98.08%

34,861,353

94.18%

Spoilt and null votes

701,190

1.92%

2,154,956

5.82%

Turnout

36,584,399

79.48%

37,016,309

80.35%

Abstentions

9,444,143

20.52%

9,049,998

19.65%

Registered voters

46,028,542

 

46,066,307

 
 

 

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