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LIVE – Presidential: Macron or Le Pen? The results of the second round were announced at 8 p.m.

19:45

H minus 15 minutes before the results watch the election night on BFMTV

The last minutes before the announcement of the results of the presidential election. Will Marine Le Pen be elected? Will Emmanuel Macron return to the Elysee Island? Watch our special issue on BFMTV.

19:23

How are the estimates revealed at 20:00 calculated?

Initial estimates are released when polling stations in major cities have just closed. The sample system still allows you to get reliable first indications, as we will explain in our dedicated article.

19:01

H-1 watch our special edition before the results of the second round

It’s 7 p.m. More than an hour before the announcement of the results of the second round of the presidential election. Watch our special issue.

19:00

It’s 7 pm, most polling stations are closing

H-1 before results. Most polling stations in France closed at 7 p.m. However, polling stations in major cities such as Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Nice and Marseille close at 8 p.m.

18:56

Marine Le Pen arrives at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in Paris to follow the results

Marine Le Pen arrived in Pavillon d’Armenonville to watch the results of the second round of the presidential election.

18:22

Emmanuel Macron has just arrived on the Elysée to watch the results of the second round

The President of the Republic has just returned from Le Touquet (Pas-de-Calais) to follow the results of the second round of the presidential election at the Elysee Palace.

17:59

H-2 watch our special issue on BFMTV before the results of the second round

Marine Le Pen or Emmanuel Macron? More than two hours before the announcement of the results of the second round of the presidential election.

Watch now our special issue with Apolline de Malherbe and Maxim Switke and then find Jean-Baptiste from 22:00 to analyze the results and policy reactions.

17:48

Abstentions in previous presidential elections

28%. This is an estimate Elabe Institute for BFMTV, L’Express with our partner SFR for abstentions in the second round of the presidential election.

Here is the absenteeism recorded during previous presidential elections:

  • 15.68% in 1965
  • 31.15% in 1969
  • 12.7% in 1974
  • 14.15% in 1981
  • 15.94% in 1988
  • 20.34% in 1995
  • 20.29% in 2002
  • 16.03% in 2007
  • 19.65% in 2012
  • 25.44% in 2017

17:26

Participation map at 5 pm by department

Which department has the lowest turnout at 5 p.m.? Which is where the French mobilized the most this Sunday? You will find a map of participation at 17:00 by department in our dedicated article.

17:12

The final non-participation is estimated at 28%, a level not seen since 1969

The turnout in the second round of the presidential election will reach 28%, according to our first estimate Elabe for BFMTV and The Express implemented with our partner SFR. Unheard of since 1969.

17:09

The departments that voted the most and the least at 5 pm in the second round

This Sunday at 5 pm it was in Aveyron, where voters voted the most (70.51%), followed by the Dordogne (70.15%) and the Landes (69.84%).

The departments with the lowest participation rates are Seine-Saint-Denis (44.96%), Haute-Corse (49.15%) and Val-de-Marne (55.2%).

17:08

Marine Le Pen arrived at her campaign headquarters in Paris

The candidate for the National Assembly has arrived at her Porte de Saint-Cloud headquarters in Paris.

17:00

Turnout is at 17:00 in the second round at 63.23%.

The turnout in the second round of the presidential election this Sunday at 5 pm is 63.23%, the Interior Ministry informs. A decrease compared to the first round, where it was 65% at the same time.

This figure is also lower than in 2017, when it was 65.30% in the second round at 5 p.m.

16:50

No poll estimates, no results published before 20:00.

Which of Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen will win? Pay attention to the results announced an hour ago on social networks or some foreign sites.

“Until the offices are closed, the rumors are unsubstantiated,” insisted Bernard Sananès, president of the Elabe Electoral Institute, in the Political Service, the original BFMTV podcast.

The results will not be known until 20 hours, and the first reliable estimates will be based on a census in a sample of polling stations. Here’s exactly how these numbers are calculated.

16:45

The second round is still ongoing, the first estimate of the final delay soon

Hello, welcome to this live broadcast of the results of the second round of the presidential election. In metropolitan France, voting is still taking place: you still have time to vote until 19:00, if you have not yet put your ballot in the ballot box, and in some municipalities even until 20:00.

We will know the details of the participation in a few minutes at 17:00, before the first estimate of the final non-participation by the Elabe institute. In the first round it was very high – 26.31%, which is an unprecedented level for such elections since 2002.