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How to vote at a polling station in France?

"Comment voter dans un bureau de vote en France ?"
French A1 writing exercise

Learn how to vote in a French election.

Additonal elections vocabulary in French  

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to bring [something]", "official", "compulsory", "then", "to open/to close", "an envelope", "to put [something] in...", "to drop [something] in...".

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In order to vote in France, you need to bring a passport or an ID card. You can also have an official voting card but it isn't compulsory. Then, you go to a polling station. Polling stations open at 8am and they close at 7pm. There is one ballot paper per candidate. In a small envelope, you must put the name of your favourite candidate. Then, you drop the envelope into the ballot box.

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