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Municipal : the second round will take place on the 28th of June, unless otherwise advised by the scientific Council

It was tipped. It is now official. During a joint press conference at Matignon, Édouard Philippe, and Christophe Castaner have confirmed that the second round of the municipal will be taking place on Sunday 28 June. The executive has presented this Friday a report to the presidents of the two Chambers of Parliament - Richard Ferrand to the national Assembly, Gerard Larcher to the Senate - taking note of its decision. A decree will also be published in the may 27, next.

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The prime minister, who has consulted all leaders of the opposition this week, has indicated that no "consensus" had emerged at this meeting. "It is now up to the government to take and to take its decision. (...) After having weighed the for and against, we believe that the democratic life, also, must regain all their rights", stated Edouard Philippe. He insisted on his "double responsibility : to ensure both the safety of those who participate in the electoral process and the sincerity of the vote".

the head of The government and the minister of the Interior, however, have conditioned the announcement in the country's health situation by then : a report of the scientific Council will have to make a balance sheet of the epidemic in the country two weeks before the date chosen, as suggested by the instance, by giving its green light to a ballot in June. "This decision is reversible. We will have a clause revoyure, which will take place presumably in two weeks", warned Edward Philip.

A report presented to Parliament before Saturday, a decree published until Wednesday

In choosing to call elections before the summer holidays, the executive is in compliance with the time limit fixed in the law on the state of public health emergency. If the vote had been pushed back to next fall or in January 2021, the assumption evoked by the prime minister on Wednesday, he would have had to rearrange the two towers.

Concern of thousands of candidates, whose campaign has been left in abeyance, the holding of the second round constitutes only about one voter in three, and 4779 of commons (14%). But these include most of the major cities, such as Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Lille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes... Elsewhere, the municipal councils and municipal elected at the first turn, designate their executive by 28 may.

The editorial team conseilleMunicipales : Paris, Lyon, Marseille... The results of the first round in the main points chaudsMunicipales: oppositions and associations plead for June under conditions131 commentairesmégaphone75le 22/05/2020 14:17

A single word : shameful.

Clear Malherbele 22/05/2020 14:17

It is off for a second fiasco. The elected mayors to 20%. What democratic success !

Axel WERNERle 22/05/2020 14:16

What tralala ! a
at the End of June, the trains, planes, beaches and parks will be full, it made its racing as always, some hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes will be open, almost all of the schools have restarted, and the industry is working under reserve of opportunities sufficient. a
Then, let's finish, let's vote and let's move on to something else ! "Enough of this.

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