Uploaded by 7250052 at GMT:2012-04-22T11:15:48

Uploaded by 7250052 at GMT:2012-04-22T11:15:48

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A person shows his electoral card as French citizens hold the line in a polling station in Palavas-les-Flots, southern France, prior to casting their ballots with an electronic voting machine, as part of the first round vote.