France

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How is the national electoral register created?
  • Some combination of both (see comments)
If electoral register is created by the EMB, which method is used?
  • A continuous register (voter data is continuously collected and updated between electoral events)
If electoral register is created by the EMB, what type of technology used for collecting registration data?
  • Digital voter registration kits/computers, off-line
If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
    Is the biometric data used in voter identification at polling stations?
    • No
    Is technology used for identifying voters at polling stations (electronic poll books)?
    • No
    How technology is used in relation to paper voter lists?
    • No data

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    Is e-voting currently used in any elections with EMB participation?
    • Yes, in politically-binding national elections (elections for public office or direct democracy initiatives)
    • Yes, in other elections with EMB participation (e.g. election of trade union leaders, non-binding referendums)
    If e-voting is currently being used, what type(s) of technology used?
    • Direct recording electronic (DRE) voting machines with and without voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)
    • Internet voting systems
    If e-voting is currently being used, is it taking place in controlled or uncontrolled environment?
    • E-voting takes place in controlled environment
    • E-voting takes place in uncontrolled environment
    If e-voting is currently being used, is it available for all voters or only some groups of voters?
    • Voters from abroad
    • Voters in particular constituencies (see comments)
    If e-voting is NOT currently being used, what is the current status of e-voting in general?
    • Not applicable

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    Are official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system?
    • No
    If official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system, at which level results are entered into an electronic tabulation system?
    • Not applicable
    In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to establish final results?
    • 14 days
    • 7 days
    In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to announce certified results?
    • 14 days
    • 7 days

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    Does the country use open source software in electoral processes?
    • No data
    What are the key reasons for or against using open source systems?
    • No data
    What types of open source systems have been considered or used?
    • No data

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    Does the country provide individual online voter registration/polling assignment checks?
    • Yes, confirmation of registration using online interface
    Does the country publish the statistical overview of voter lists online?
    • Yes, at the constituency level
    • Yes, at the national level
    • arrondissement level and department level
    Does the country publish full voter registers at the polling station level online?
    • No
    Does the country publish full voter registers at the national level online?
    • No
    Does the country publish the lists of parties and/or candidates registered for elections online?
    • Yes, machine readable
    Does the country publish the election (voting) results online?
    • Yes, machine readable
    If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of aggregation?
    • Results aggregated at constituency level
    • National results are published
    • arrondissement level and department level
    If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of detail?
    • Full details (total votes cast, votes cast for each candidate/party, invalid votes)
    If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the timing of publication of results?
    • Not specified
    If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, are historical results also available?
    • Yes
    Does the country publish seat allocation data online?
    • Yes, machine readable
    Does the country publish candidate/party financing reports online?
    • Yes, not machine readable

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