Jean-Luc Melenchon's share exceeds 50% in Guadeloupe, Martinique and Guyana

Jean-Luc Melenchon’s share exceeds 50% in Guadeloupe, Martinique and Guyana

Jean Luc Melenchon (LFI) came easily to the front Guadeloupeat Martinique and in Guyanathis Sunday, in the first round of Presidential election. These overseas regions “elected me as president from the first round”, greeted the leader France is rebellious After announcing the first national estimates.

According to the final results, he won Guadeloupe with his best result, with 56.16% of the votes cast, in a region where the abstention rate reached 55.25% of those registered. With 53.1% and 50.59% of the vote respectively, Jean-Luc Mélenchon also has a majority in Martinique and Guyana, although the abstentions are again very high (57.32% and 63.84%).

Sharp drop in participation rates in New Caledonia and Polynesia

In general, the turnout rate in the first round of the presidential election fell sharply in many overseas territories, including New Caledonia and the Polynesiawho voted in advance. However, it is slightly increasing in Guadeloupe and in Martinique.

The highest abstention rates are found in the Pacific: in French Polynesia, only 23.78% of voters have moved to 5 p.m., according to estimates by the High Commission. They were 43.97% who moved in 2017 at the same time. In New Caledonia, turnout at 5 p.m., two hours before polls closed, was 33.04% compared to 41.80% five years ago.

Jean-Luc Melenchon, who finished third nationally, called for “not to give a single vote to Madame Le Pen” who will oppose Emmanuel Macron in the second round.

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