After a first round on Sunday, march 15, just prior to the containment, the second round of municipal elections will be held on June 28, 2020. If you can’t make it to the polls, you can fill out a power of attorney to someone to your place. Due to the Covid-19, of the exceptional arrangements have been put in place to simplify this process.
The second round of the municipal elections will take place on the 28th of June next. Only, for some reason, you can’t make it to the polls. If you wish to give a proxy to someone to vote in your place, make sure, first, that this person votes in the same district as you. This is a condition sine qua non for it to vote in your place. However, it is not obliged to vote in the same polling station or in the same borough.
Think of to prevent the designated person because it will not receive any notification. Indicate also the number of your polling station. On-site, he can simply present a valid id to vote in your place.
Power of attorney : appointment to the force or the office of the commissioner
To give power of attorney to the person you have chosen, you must appear in person, and with a piece of identity, in a court of law, in a brigade of gendarmerie in a police station or in one of the sessions put in place in places open to the public (prefecture, home of public service…).
There, you will need to fill out a proxy form. You can also download this form on the official website of the French administration, print it and bring it already filled in. Attention, the form must be printed on two sheets, not two-sided. Do not fill the place of establishment, the date, the time, the identity of the authority empowered or the part reserved for the signature. These parties will be completed during your visit to the police station, to the police or to the court.
If you can not move to take or complete this form of proxy (in case of infirmity, illness, or because of the epidemic of Covid‑19), a judicial police officer or his or her delegate may move to your home, at your request, by mail, email or telephone.
2nd tour of municipal : a system of proxy facility
If you have already made a power of attorney for this second round, initially planned for 22 march, your proxy is valid for 28 June. You don’t need to make a second. On the other hand, a power of attorney made for a one-year term and that expires before the 28 June will not be able to be used on June 28.
Note that, for this second round of the municipal elections, a voter may be a proxy for two people who have settled in France instead of only one.
Please, be aware that the new form of dispensation to specify a reason for the request for the establishment of a power of attorney.