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French presidential election, by the numbers

  • A woman walks by a presidential campaign poster against Emmanuel Macron reading "In march to the social suicide, everything except Macron" displayed in Paris, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    A woman walks by a presidential campaign poster against Emmanuel Macron reading "In march to the social suicide, everything except Macron" displayed in Paris, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

  • Far-right leader and candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen speaks in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017, one day after the attack that killed one police officer and wounded three other people. Le Pen campaigns against immigration and Islamic fundamentalism. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Far-right leader and candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen speaks in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017, one day after the attack that killed one police officer and wounded three other people. Le Pen campaigns against immigration and Islamic fundamentalism. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)  (The Associated Press)

  • French presidential campaign posters are displayed in Paris, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    French presidential campaign posters are displayed in Paris, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

A quick look at the logistics of France's presidential election, with voting on Sunday:

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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.

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VOTERS: 47 million are eligible.

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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.

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RESULTS: Partial results and TV projections expected from 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) Sunday.