This Sunday is the first round of 2022 legislative elections. 48.7 millions voters are asked to renew the entire National Assembly. The 577 deputies are responsible for passing laws at the National Assembly. They are elected for five-years by majority vote in two rounds for each constituency. After the second round, the names of the new deputies are known.
7:08 AM: Get all the information before you vote
How can I find my polling station? Is there a Covid-19 health protocol? What is the process for voting? What IDs are required to vote? When will the results become available?
Find all the information in our dedicated article.
7:05 am: Towards record abstention?
The French were not mobilized by the campaign for the legislative election. How can we achieve a new abstention record on Sunday? The latest polls indicate that the figure could rise to 52-56%, which is more than the 51.3% recorded on June 11, 2017. One thing is certain, the participation rate will be closely monitored. It is abstention, which could be the arbiter in this election.
7.30 a.m.: 6,293 applicants for 577 spots
Nearly 6,300 candidates are running to 577 seats. There are fifteen government members, some of which play big. In the event of defeat, ministers will be required to leave the executive in accordance with a 2017 rule by President Emmanuel Macron.
7 a.m.: This live is dedicated to the first round in the legislative elections on Sunday