The second round of the French presidential election will occur on Sunday. This election will oppose Marine LE PEN, the candidate of the National Front (Front National), and Emmanuel MACRON, the candidate of the party En Marche! (On The Move!).
Almost 44,000 thousand people have voted in London’s vote places for the first round of the French presidential election. In London, the candidate of the National Front got 1225 votes (2,81%) and the candidate of En Marche! got 22 385 votes (51,40%).
THE DEBATE – WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT?
The debate between the two rounds of the french presidential election took place yesterday evening. For almost 2hours and a half, the candidates has discussed about their programmes which are very different. This debate was more like a boxing match and has been watched by 16,5 millions of viewers. The results of this election are still uncertain.
THE FRENCH ELECTIONS SEEN BY ENGLISH People
There were a lot of scandals during these elections, so English people have been more interested about what happened in France. These made the success of British bookmakers as more than a demi-million pounds has been bet on the results of this election.
WHERE TO VOTE IN LONDON?
French people who are registered to vote in London can vote in the French High Schools of Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle. Don’t forget to bring your convocation and your ID (ID Card, Passport or Consular Card).
If you can’t vote on Sunday, you have until Friday 1:00PM to give the power of attorney to someone else (more details here).
- Lycée international de Londres Winston Curchill
54 Forty Lane,
Wembley HA9 9LY
If your postcode starts by : AL, CB, CM, CO, E, EN, HA, HP, IG, IP, LU, MK, N, NR, NW, OX, PE, RG, RM, SG, SL, SS, UB, WD.
- Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle
Names from Aadi to Heyser:
Entrance at 35 Cromwell Road
London SW7 2DG
Names from Hia to Zysman:
Entrance at Queensberry Way
London SW7 2DT
If your postcode starts by: BR, CR, DA, EC, GU, KT, RH, SE, SM, SW, TW, W, WC.
WHERE TO WATCH THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTIONS?
You want to watch the live of the elections in the heart of London? Some meetings have been planned on Sunday:
- Ici Londres organizes a “soirée électorale” in the basement of the Pub Hoop & Toy, 34 Thurloe Place (tube station: South Kensington).
- En Marche UK also organizes a private event to broadcast the results of the election in the bar The Square Pig (tube station: Holborn).
It’s also possible to follow the live of the elections on french TV Channels that you can find on different websites such as:
So let’s meet on Sunday to celebrate the end of the elections in a Pub in central London!
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