the mayor of Cholet Gilles Bourdouleix withdraws his candidacy

the mayor of Cholet Gilles Bourdouleix withdraws his candidacy
the mayor of Cholet Gilles Bourdouleix withdraws his candidacy

Spectacular turn of events. The mayor of Cholet, candidate for the legislative elections in the 5th district, supported by the RN, gave up the day after the first round. He came in second place with 30.54%. Gilles Bourdouleix says he is “disgusted by a nauseating campaign”.

Gilles Bourdouleix (supported by the RN) abandons his candidacy for the legislative elections in the 5th Cholet-Sèvremoine constituency. | WEST FRANCE


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  • Gilles Bourdouleix (supported by the RN) abandons his candidacy for the legislative elections in the 5th Cholet-Sèvremoine constituency. | WEST FRANCE

It was a bolt from the blue in the Cholet political landscape this Monday evening.is July. Gilles Bourdouleix announces to West France his withdrawal from the legislative elections. The candidate of the Union of the Right for France, supported by the RN, came in second place in the first round, with 30.54% and 16,066 votes. Outstripped in the 5th constituency and in his town of Cholet by the outgoing deputy Renaissance, Denis Masséglia.

“Disgusted by a nauseating electoral campaign that insults democracy and our fellow citizens, I decided to return home. There will be no other comments other than appeals concerning illegalities committed by a candidate,” writes Gilles Bourdouleix, in a succinct SMS. “I am clear and will not make any further comments,” he confirms in a second message.

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