According to our Ipsos-Sopra Steria estimate, the Grand Est region would be the most abstentionist region with 70.8% abstention. Never seen.

At 7 p.m., according to our Ipsos-Sopra Steria estimate, the Grand Est region would be the most abstinent region with 70.8% abstention. In 2015, abstention in the Grand Est was 52.1%, it was already the region where we had voted the least.

The regional and departmental elections take place on Sunday June 20 and 27, 2021. The polling stations open at 8 am until 6 pm, and in large cities it will be possible to vote until 8 pm. To avoid crowds, voters are invited to favor off-peak hours.

At 5 p.m., the turnout for the 2021 departmental and regional elections for the Grand Est region was 23.04%.

The participation rate communicated by the Twitter account of the prefect of the Grand Est region indicates 11% at 12 noon on average, in the Grand Est. The detail department by department:

In France, the turnout in the first round of regional and departmental elections stood at 12.22% on Sunday at midday, four points less than the regional ones of December 2015 (16.27%) and more than five points. less than the departmental departments of March 2015 (17.97%), according to figures from the Ministry of the Interior.

With the pandemic, the organization is a real headache for the municipalities. First specificity: the “polling stations and electoral operations” must “be physically duplicated”, indicates the Ministry of the Interior in a circular sent to mayors.

– The two polling stations can be installed in the same building. But the space must be large enough and the two offices must be clearly and materially separated.

– The two polling stations are in separate places, either in the same building or in two buildings in close proximity to each other.

To ensure the safety of voters, only three voters will be allowed at the same time in each office or six in the event of a double office in the same room. A route will also be marked on the ground so that voters do not cross paths. The queue will be outside and will be divided between priority vulnerable people and healthy voters.

The vote will take place without contact between the voter wearing a mask and the members of the office. At the entrance, an agent informs and directs voters. After a first identity check, the voter takes the envelope and the ballot and goes to the voting booth with their back to the entrance, so that the voter does not have to touch the curtain if he does not wish to do so. not. Once his choice is made, he goes to the ballot box and presents his identity document without the assessor touching it, and places his ballot in the ballot box before signing with his own style or a disposable pen. that we will propose to him. He can then leave or start the operation again if he wants to participate in the second election.

Nine lists are in the running for the regional elections in the Grand Est region: Louise Fève, Lutte Ouvrière list; Aurélie Filippetti, Unpublished Appeal list; Laurent Jacobelli, National Rally list; Brigitte Klinkert, list The strength of our territories; Martin Meyer, Unser Land list; Florian Philippot, Les Patriotes list; Eliane Romani, “It’s time for ecology and social justice” list; Jean Rottner, list “Stronger together”, Adil Tyane, list “Act to stop suffering”.

This year, and for the first time, the departmental elections will take place at the same time as the regional elections. In all the cantons, a male / female pair is to be elected in each of them.

In Alsace, for the first time the Alsace advisers of the brand new CEA, born on January 1, 2021 from the merger of the departmental councils of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin, will be elected. A great department which brings together 1.9 million inhabitants to form a single assembly of 80 elected officials. The community has 40 cantons.

In each office, hydroalcoholic gel and surgical masks will be made available to voters who do not have them. Offices will also be regularly disinfected, especially areas of contact with voters.

Ref: https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr