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)
PARIS — 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.