the peak of The epidemic of coronavirus past, nothing is done, the second round of the municipal is already promising to be a record in terms of forbearance. According to a survey conducted by Ifop, published on Monday, less than four French citizens concerned by a vote-in-ten (38 %) are considering going into the polls on June 28. In the first round, participation was 41.8 % last march 15.
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participation in the communes concerned had been 41.8 % in the first round, the 15th of march. At the national level, all municipalities combined, it had dropped to 44.6 %, a rate that is historically low for municipal. The abstention on the 28th of June is estimated in inverse order of 62 %, according to the survey for the site Directs.fr performed from 9 to 12 June, at a little more than two weeks before the election.
The coronavirus still present
The second round must be held within 4 827 municipalities where the municipal council has not been elected to the full in the first round, out of a total of about 35 000 French communes. And approximately 16.5 million people, or 39% of the electoral body, are called to vote. Nearly three people who say they don't want vote-in-ten (29 %) explained their choice of "only by the risk of being affected by the coronavirus" and 35 % to both the risk of being contaminated and by " other reasons ".
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For those who hear, on the contrary, they are going to vote, "the management of the finances and debt of the city" (69 %) will be a key determinant of their choice, in front of the safety of goods and persons (66 %) and the cleanliness and maintenance of the city (65 %). Nine people out of ten (91 %) of the municipalities concerned are aware of the polling date, a rate slightly higher than that of the French surveyed as a whole (86 %).
on-line Survey conducted June 9 to 12, with 3 018 persons 18 years of age and older, of which 1 167 people residing in the municipalities which will host the second round, according to the method of quotas.