French expatriates go to the polls

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Saturday April 9 is also the opening of the ballot for French expatriates abroad, particularly in North America. Live from Washington, we find the correspondent Camille Gutin.

Expats French respond-they present in the face of the call to vote for the first round of the elections presidential ? “They are generally present since here, when the polling station opened at 8 a.m. in Washington (United States) at the French Embassy, ​​there were already a lot of people“, answers the correspondent Camille Gutinlive from Washington, Saturday, April 9. People continue to arrive at the polling station.

We also saw very impressive queues in New York and Montreal, dozens of people who waited to participate in this election.she continues. For these French, “it is precisely because they are abroad, that they are far away, that this reinforces their desire to participate in this election, to play a role”, explains Camilla Gutin. About 132,000 French people are registered on the electoral lists in the United States.


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