by Laurent GUERBY
Mon Jun 11th, 2007 at 03:40:45 AM EST
A landslide victory is predicted for UMP (right, Nicolas Sarkozy party).
7640 candidates are seeking votes for 577 seats.
Current composition of the french national assembly is 362 UMP (right), 6 DVD (misc right), 142 PS (left), 29 UDF (center), 22 PCF (communist) and 3 Green (plus other misc or vacant seats).
Turnout is 49.28% at 17:00, was 50.51% in 2002, so lowest intermediate turnout in 20 years.
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