Category Archives: French Internet Voting

Case for Improving Overseas Registration & Voting Procedures.

France’s recent presidential and legislative elections provide some interesting insights to overseas voting practices. Despite over 1 million registered French overseas voters compared with 30,000 for their British counterparts, only some 3600 French citizens voted by post (the only option … Continue reading

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Benefits of Overseas Voting via Internet.

Surely we British overseas citizens and the British government could also benefit from the convenience, cost savings and higher turnout impact of internet voting, as demonstrated by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in their world map showing the percentage … Continue reading

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French Inspire 1 Million Overseas Citizens to Vote

How can the French authorities inspire and organise 1 million of their overseas citizens to vote in national elections but not the British with their own? Old soldier Harry Shindler does not need inspiring – just the right to vote! … Continue reading

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UK vs French Parliament 2012

454,901 expatriate French have voted  worldwide for their President and soon for deputies to their Assembly in Paris  – <see left << The red is where François Hollande was supported (46.93%). Blue – Sarkozy (53.05%) And if this had been … Continue reading

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French Political Parties Target London Expats

Unlike the British, the overseas vote is of importance to the French political parties as they target their over 100,000 expat citizens registered to vote and living in London. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/18/french-expats-london-election?newsfeed=true Welcome to “Londres”. In a closely fought race, the French … Continue reading

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Internet Voting for French Expats

The French are showing much more interest than the British in the voting rights of their own expats: Expat French get Internet vote for first time Published: 11 Feb 2012 06:38 GMT+1 (from the Riviera Reporter)   French citizens will … Continue reading

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