France votes in EU constitution referendum

[JURIST] French voters Sunday went to the polls in a referendum on France's ratification of the proposed European constitution. Recent polls [JURIST report] suggest a likely win for the "no" side in a vigorous national debate that has been clouded by the domestic unpopularity of the current French government. Early turnout appears to be fairly high on the French mainland after a light turnout Saturday in French overseas departments [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.

 

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