Traduction de élection
- [procédure] election, polls
les élections ont lieu aujourd'hui it's election ou polling day todayprocéder à une élection to hold an electionse présenter aux élections to stand in the elections (UK), to run for office ou as a candidate (US)élections cantonales elections held every three years to elect half the members of the Conseil généralélections législatives general elections (held every five years)élections municipales local ou council (UK) elections (held every six years)élection partielle by-electionélection présidentielle presidential electionélections régionales elections held every six years to elect members of the Conseil régionalélections sénatoriales elections held every three years to elect one third of the members of the Sénat
- [nomination] election
son élection à la présidence her election as president ou to the presidency
élection de domicile choice of domicile
All French citizens aged eighteen or over are entitled to vote in elections, after they have registered on the electoral rolls. Elections usually take place on a Sunday and polling stations are often set up in local schools. Voters go to a booth and put their voting slip in an envelope which is placed in the ballot box (l'urne) supervised by an assesseur, who then utters the words a voté !