the results canceled in four polling stations in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
They went through the minutes and complaints following the second round of the presidential election, during which outgoing President Emmanuel Macron was re-elected with 58.55% of the vote. The sages of the Constitutional Council finally cancel the results of around thirty polling stations in France, including three in Pas-de-Calais and one in the North.
Where did the members of an office in Audicthun (Pas-de-Calais) go?
If all the members of the polling station do not necessarily have to sit at the same time, there must still be at least the president of the vote, or the oldest of the assessors, as well as another assessor. But in polling station No. 1 in Audincthun (Pas-de-Calais), south of Saint-Omer, there was no member when a magistrate passed delegate of the constitutional council. “Such an irregularity is likely to lead to errors and encourage fraud”explain the sages, the 291 votes cast were cancelled.
We vote without ID in an office in Ghyvelde (North)
The electoral card is not compulsory to vote, but, on the other hand, it is necessary to present at least an identity document. In polling station No. 1 in Ghyvelde, south of Bray-Dunes (Nord), no identity document was requestedcontrary to “article R.60 of the electoral code for municipalities with more than 1,000 inhabitants”. The 627 votes cast were therefore cancelled.
An office closed from 1 p.m. in Guinecourt (Pas-de-Calais)
The town of Guinecourt, near Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise (Pas-de-Calais), has about twenty inhabitants. At 1 p.m., this Sunday of the second round, the magistrate delegate of the constitutional council found the door closed on going to the only polling station from the village. Or, voting is open until 7 p.m. Only 13 ballots were spoiled in this polling station, so all of them were void.
An assessor denied access to an office in Harnes (Pas-de-Calais)
The 663 ballots from polling station No. 1 in the town of Harnes (Pas-de-Calais), near Lens, were canceled. A complaint has been raised: an assessor designated by one of the candidates was refused access to the polling station, “in violation of the provisions of article R.44 of the electoral code”.