This Saturday, the UMP activists have appointed Nicolas Sarkozy to lead the party. He was elected in the first round with 64.5% of votes. The former Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire has meanwhile obtained 29.18% of the votes, ahead of the MP for the Drôme Hervé Mariton (6.32%).
The Internet balloting, which had been disrupted by cyber attacks, was also marked by the strong mobilization of activists of the UMP. He saw the participation of 154,000 members, or 64% of party members.
Weather: orange alert in the Aude, Herault and Pyrenees-Orientales
This Saturday, Weather France has maintained the Aude, Hérault and the Eastern Pyrenees vigilance to rains and floods. These departments have known for a few hours of “heavy rain locally heavy Pyrénées-Orientales side and on the Corbières, with intensities of the order of 20 to 30 mm / h,” said the agency in its bulletin 16h.
Remember that the Var was particularly affected by the bad weather that shook the South of France since Thursday. The human toll in this department is currently reported four deaths and two people are still missing.