Bis repetita. As in the first round, the members The Republicans are already mobilizing in number for the second round of the vote which must designate the LR candidate for the 2022 presidential election. This Friday at 6 pm, the ballot opened since 8 am has already garnered the choice 61.7% of voters electronically. At noon, there was already talk of nearly 40% participation.
It is up to them to decide between the two finalists Éric Ciotti and Valérie Pécresse. The deputy of the Alpes-Maritimes came first in the first round with 25.59% of the vote, very slightly ahead of the president of the Ile-de-France region, who, for her part, received the support of the three candidates who failed in the first round , Michel Barnier, Xavier Bertrand and Philippe Juvin.
In the first round, participation amounted to 80.89% of members, or 112,738 voters.
The second round will be closed on Saturday at 2 p.m., and the result will be revealed immediately.