Raphaël Talking about the News
Today Raphaël has chosen to speak about Sunday’s parliamentary elections where the French Socialist Party took the lead with nearly 35%.Marine Le Pen's National Front got almost 14 percent of the votes whereas the conservative Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) got 34%. Nevertheless, the bloc of the Left Party , the Front de Gauche” and the Communists are expected to end up with a stronger position in parliament.
The voters’ turnout (taux de participation) in this first round was at only 57% , which means that there was a high abstention rate reflecting the voter’s weariness…( lassitude)
What do you think the turnout in the second round is going to be ? Why is it important ?