• Short Summary

    PREPARATIONS FOR THE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON DECEMBER THE FIFTH ARE UNDERWAY, AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ELECTION PAPERS HAVE BEEN SORTED AND ELECTORAL ROLLS CHECKED.

  • Description

    PREPARATIONS FOR THE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON DECEMBER THE FIFTH ARE UNDERWAY, AND THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ELECTION PAPERS HAVE BEEN SORTED AND ELECTORAL ROLLS CHECKED.

    AS THE PREPARATIONS CONTINUE THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN IS REACHING ITS CLIMAX, WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE STILL HOLDING A COMMANDING LEAD IN POLLING FORECASTS. ACCORDING TO SOME FORECASTS, HOWEVER, HIS LEAD HAD DROPPED UP TO SEVEN PER CENT IN THE PAST FEW DAYS.

    IN THE ELECTION IF NO CANDIDATE POLLS MORE THAN HALF THE TOTAL VOTES A SECOND WILL BE HELD BETWEEN THE TWO LEADING CANDIDATES ON DECEMBER 19.

    SIX CANDIDATES ARE STANDING FOR ELECTION, AND THE TWO MOST FAVOURED ARE PRESIDENT DE GAULLE - WITH FIFTY SEVEN PER CENT IN POLLING FORECASTS - AND THE LEFTWINGER, M. MITTERAND - WHO HAS TWENTY SEVEN PER CENT IN THE FORECASTS. PRESIDENT DE GAULLE IS EXPECTED TO GET AN ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN SUNDAY'S ELECTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACVBVJSZL96062TOTMTHR9BSZW
    Media URN:
    VLVACVBVJSZL96062TOTMTHR9BSZW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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