All of age citizens, and registered on the electoral lists before 31 December 2015 may go to the polls Sunday, 22 January, to decide between the seven candidates in the first round. In total, 7 530 polling stations will be installed in France métropilitaine and overseas.
- By Laure Bolmont
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© Photo the Is a Republican Primary from the left : third televised debate. Decision Time on France 2 on January 19, 2017. The 7 candidates in the presidential election of 2017 met sir the board: François De Rugy, Manuel Valls, Arnaud Montebourg, Sylvia Pinel, Benoit Hamon, Vincent Peillon and Jean-Luc Benhamias.
All citizens of age and registered on the electoral lists before 31 December 2015 may go to the polls Sunday, 22 January, to decide between the seven candidates in the first round. In total, 7 530 polling stations will be installed in France métropilitaine and in the overseas territories.
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-voting locations will open at 9 o’clock Sunday morning and will close their doors in 19 hours, regardless of the size of the municipality. To know the polling place where you reside, simply visit on the site of the primary and enter your address. You can also contact them by phone at 01 86 65 20 17 between 9h and 20h. When voting, you will need to sign a “charter of the values of the left and of environmentalists” and contribute to the cost of organizing the primary, that is, 1 euro per round.
-campaign was completed on January 20 at midnight and the 1st round will take place this Sunday, January 22. At the end of it, the two candidates who will end up in the lead will be qualified for the second round. The campaign will end on January 27 at midnight and the voting will take place on Sunday 29 January.
-voting is open to all French citizens registered on the electoral lists before 31 December of last year. To vote, they must bring a proof of identity or even a evidence of their registration application if it took place in 2016. No voting by proxy is not possible.
-the Seven candidates are participating in this first round of the primary. The former Prime minister, Manuel Valls, former minister of Housing and current president of the Party’s radical left Sylvia Pinel, the former minister of Education Vincent Peillon, the vice-president of the national Assembly, François de Rugy, the former minister of productive Recovery Arnaud Montebourg, the former minister of the social solidarity Economy Benoît Hamon, and the president of the Front democrat Jean-Luc Bennahmias.
The candidates have published their declaration of candidacy on the site of the primary and detailed their program on their official websites.