Haute-Savoie: Special Coronavirus Measures for municipal elections

 

In spite of the presence of the coronavirus COVID-19, municipal elections are still being prepared in Haute-Savoie.

The first round will take place on 15 March 2020 and special hygiene measures will be implemented to ensure everyone will be safe when leaving the polling stations.

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Several hygiene measures are implemented in Haute-Savoie for the municipal elections - first round (15 March) & second round (22 March)
In Chamonix, three cadidates will compete for the mayoral elections. Photo source @ledauphine.com

The Chamonix valley ski lifts are not the only places where hygiene measures were undertaken to protect people from the spread of the COVID-19.

The first tour of the municipal elections in Haute-Savoie will take place on 15 March 2020 and several sanitary measures are to be undertaken, such as:

  • Most of the polling stations in Haute-Savoie will supply hydroalcoholic gel to voters;
  • Some municipalities, such as Chamonix and Passy, invite everyone to come with their own pen to sign up. Black in the first round (15 March) & blue in the second (22 March);
  • Albertville will provide masks and gloves to voters who request it;
  • The elderly, who are the most vulnerable to the coronavirus COVID-19, are encouraged to make a power of attorney. Or to vote outside peak hours, that is, between 9 am and 11 am, and in the afternoon.

Radio Mont-Blanc


Read also: Chamonix Mayoral Elections Debate

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