French presidential election, by the numbers
A worker places the ballots on a table at a polling station at the town hall of Saint Jean le Vieux, southwestern France, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
The Associated Press
Published Friday, April 21, 2017 1:03PM EDT
Last Updated Friday, April 21, 2017 2:26PM EDT
PARIS (AP) -- A quick look at the logistics of France's presidential election, with voting on Sunday:
THE ELECTION: Eleven candidates in Sunday's first round, reduced to the top two vote-getters in a winner-takes-all round two on May 7.
VOTERS: 47 million are eligible.
POLLING: The 70,000 polling stations in France and its overseas territories open at 8 a.m. (0700 GMT), for a maximum of 12 hours. Overseas territories vote on Saturday, not Sunday.
RESULTS: Partial results and TV projections expected from 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) Sunday.