POLICY – While the final results are not yet known Sunday afternoon, the left already has serious setback …
Third defeat for the left since the beginning of the year. After the municipal elections in March and European May senatorial see this Sunday – without much suspense – the right reclaim the Senate. Some candidates left, as Bernard Combes, a personal friend of François Hollande, failed. Review of the most symbolic defeats at 18:30 …
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The friend of the President, Bernard Combes, in Corrèze
The personal friend of François Hollande, Bernard Combes, fails in the stronghold of President of the Republic, in Corrèze. The defeat is bitter to the mayor of Tulle, vice-president of the council and advisor at the Elysee. Two UMP candidates, Daniel and Claude Chasseing Nougein, delighting both Senate seats.
The former Minister for Decentralisation, Anne-Marie Escoffier, in Aveyron
A defeat net for the former Minister for Decentralisation. Anne-Marie Escoffier returned PRG Senator in May 2014, falling heavily in this election. In the first round in the Aveyron, ranking fourth behind UDI candidates, UMP and Socialist, with 28.93% of votes. The defeat is also symbolic. The former minister had defended including the first phase of the land reform, including the creation of the metropolis.
The former Minister for European Affairs PS, Thierry Repentin, Savoy
Another former minister who fails to be elected senator on Sunday. This is the socialist Thierry Repentin, Savoie, elected since 2004 The news has pushed the PS deputy Olivier Dussopt
The President of the Radical Left Party (PRG) Jean-Michel Baylet in Tarn-et-Garonne
The President of PRG (ally PS) Jean-Michel Baylet was beaten in his stronghold in the second round of Senate. Bittersweet victory, because it is preceded by an ex-PRG become dissident, Yvon Collin – elected in the first round – and the UMP François Bonhomme. With the loss, it’s a behemoth crumbling. Ministers repeatedly in the left, Jean-Michel Baylet was senator from 1986 to 1988 and re-elected ever since 1995.-time approached to join the government of Manuel Valls, the man went above and beyond to make three PRG members remain in government: Sylvia Pinel Housing, Thierry Braillard Sports and Annick Girardin Francophonie
A strong advocate of marriage for all, Jean-Pierre Michel, Haute-Saône
Vice-President of the Commission of Laws in the Senate, the elected Socialist Haute-Saône Jean-Pierre Michel is considered a pillar of the Senate. The man made his mark as an advocate of marriage for all (He specifically said that “frigid Looney and his friends are the worst homophobia is”). In his latest tweet, Jean-Pierre Michel also made reference to this fight.
The two seats in the Haute-Saône were won by the UMP Reason Michel and Alain Joyandet.