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Municipal elections

Verified 21 May 2021 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of the Interior

The French and European voters on the electoral lists elect the municipal councillors (in Paris, the Paris advisers), and then those councillors elect the mayor.

Municipality of 1,000 or more

The next election of councillors and councillors in Paris is due to take place in 2026.

FYI  

voters are also called upon to elect community counsellors and metropolitan Lyon, the metropolitan councillors .

Municipal councillors are elected (for a term of 6 years) by direct universal suffrage by French and European voters registered on the electoral lists.

The voting method combines the rules of the 2-round majority and the rules of proportional representation.

The mayor and his deputies are then elected by the city council.

Less than 1,000 inhabitants

The next municipal elections must take place in 2026.

Municipal councillors are elected (for a term of 6 years) by direct universal suffrage by French and European voters registered on the electoral lists.

The 2-round multi-member majority .

The mayor and his deputies are then elected by the city council.