1st round of snap legislative elections begins in France

1st round of snap legislative elections begins in France
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The first round of France's snap legislative elections kicks off Sunday in Metropolitan France for voters to elect 577 members for the National Assembly out of over 4,000 candidates, Xinhua reported.

Polling booths are open for the 49.5 million registered voters from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time (0600 GMT to 1600 GMT), while in major cities, such as Paris, Lyon and Marseille, the booths will close at 8 p.m. local time (1800 GMT).

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