France

Electoral system*: Majoritarian system

Threshold*: -

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 5 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Legislated quota (50%)

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 38,8%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 5,5%

Voter registration: Active

Voter turnout: 48,7%

(Parliamentary Elections, 11-18 June 2017)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates or by proxy voting


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Ministère de l’Intérieur, Bureau des élections

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for France


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018