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First look into the demographics of French voters

February 3, 2012

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First, the figures. More than 43.2 million French people are registered to vote, according to a report by the INSEE, the (French) National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. But what are French voters really like? As far as age, the majority of French voters are 50 years and older.  Only about a quarter are […]

Welcome to France Elects!

January 30, 2012

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There are less than 100 days left until the election of the president of the French Republic and the seat is still up for grabs. As of the writing of this post, Francois Hollande of the Socialist Party is leading the polls over current president Nicolas Sarkozy. But there are other candidates, Marine Le Pen of […]