LIVE – Presidential 2022: the polls are open


At what time will we know the results of the first round of the election?

The results of the first round of the presidential election will not be communicated before the closing of the last polling station in mainland France, at 8 p.m. Our article to know everything about the dissemination of results.

Edouard Philippe voted in Le Havre

The former Prime Minister and current mayor of Le Havre went to vote when the polls opened.

Polling stations open

It’s choice time for 48.7 million voters. Polling stations open for the first round the first round of the presidential election.

Most polling places will be open until 7 p.m., with the exception of large cities where voters can slip their ballot into the ballot box until 8 p.m., such as in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Nice or again Marseilles.

Are we allowed to take a selfie in the voting booth?

Selfie, Snapchat story or Instagram… many voters want to share the symbolic act of voting on social networks.

In 2014, the hashtag #selfisoloir was launched on the occasion of the municipal elections and thousands of self-portraits were posted on the platforms. Since then, the question of selfies in the voting booth has arisen with each election. Find out what the rule says in our article.

37.08% in Guadeloupe, 34.6% in Guyana: participation rates at 5 p.m. in Overseas

Voters have already started voting in the Overseas Territories. At 5 p.m., the participation rate for the 1st round is 37.08% in Guadeloupe, according to figures communicated by the prefecture. It is 34.6% in Guyana, 35.1% in Martinique and 44.4% in St-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

In Polynesia, the participation rate is 12.34% at noon.

6, 7 or 8 p.m.: what time do the presidential polls close?

Until what time is it possible to vote this Sunday? If we know that the polling stations close from 6 p.m., it is not always easy to know the specific times for each city. Because the closing time does not always depend on the size of the municipality. All the details in our article.

Mask, barrier gestures … The health protocol put in place for the election

Do you have the right to vote if you have Covid-19? Yes, it is completely possible. Please note that you will not be asked for any certificate: neither proof of vaccination, nor certification of recovery, nor negative test. The health protocol put in place by the authorities is above all an incentive.

Voter card, identity card, passport…? What you need to vote

You do not necessarily need an identity card to be able to vote this Sunday. In municipalities with less than 1,000 inhabitants, this is not compulsory. In the others, you can use other IDs. Passport, vital card, hunting license… We list the official documents accepted in this article.

How to know your polling place

It may be your town hall, a school near you, a gymnasium… If you have any doubts about the location of your polling station, two options: you can either look on your voter, where the information is registered, or consult a site set up by the administration. All the details in our article.

D-Day for the first round, the polling stations open at 8 a.m. in mainland France

It’s D-Day. Hello everyone and welcome to this live broadcast dedicated to the first round of the 2022 presidential election. If the ballot has already been organized this Saturday overseas, the polling stations open this Sunday morning at 8 hours everywhere in metropolitan France, for a closing at 7 or 8 p.m. depending on the municipality.

To find out all about the practicalities of the ballot, you can consult our frequently asked questions.


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