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This cool GOTV video will remind you of everything you love about France in under a minute

The French go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of voting in the presidential election, and one group of concerned French citizens wants to remind everyone what’s at stake. They put together a great “get out the vote” video featuring a fast-moving montage of all things French—just in case there was any … Continue reading “This cool GOTV video will remind you of everything you love about France in under a minute”

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The French go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of voting in the presidential election, and one group of concerned French citizens wants to remind everyone what’s at stake. They put together a great “get out the vote” video featuring a fast-moving montage of all things French—just in case there was any debate over how awesome the country is. Croissants? Fashion? French kisses? Sure, but that’s just for starters. There’s also democracy, and that can’t function properly unless people participate. 

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Barkette Barka, one of the organizers of the Sauvez la France campaign, tells me the group is trying to “make as much noise as possible” to motivate people to vote. The group says one in three French voters are expected to stay home on Sunday, which, in case you haven’t been paying attention, doesn’t end well for democracy. Watch the full video below. 


[Photo courtesy of sauvezlafrance.org]

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