St. Martin voter turnout very low for EU election

St. Martin voter turnout very low for EU election

Scene at a voting station in St. Martin on Saturday.

MARIGOT--The voter turnout for the European Union (EU) elections in St. Martin on Saturday was predictably low. France went to the polls on Sunday.

Some 3,086 persons voted, a participation rate of 15.43%. Of ballots cast, 75 were blank and 66 illegible, leaving 2,945 actual votes expressed.

The lists that fared the best, from most votes to the least, were:

* Renaissance-Emmanuel Macron 993 votes (33.72%)

* National Rally-Marine Le Pen 724 votes (24.58%)

* Reconquête 243 votes (8.25%)

* PS 172 votes (5.84%)

* LFI 167 votes (5.67%)

* EELV 131 votes (4.45%)

* LR 92 votes (3.12% )

* Humanité Souveraine 92 votes (3.12%)

Other lists recorded voter percentages as lower than 3%.

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