Gabriel Amard re-elected as deputy for the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne)

Gabriel Amard re-elected as deputy for the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne)
Gabriel Amard re-elected as deputy for the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne)

The rebellious Gabriel Amard was re-elected this Sunday, July 7 under the NFP banner in the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne). The deputy had a hard time getting rid of the dissident candidacy of Jean-Paul Bret, former mayor of the city

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Published on July 8, 2024 ·

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Victory was expected for the rebel Gabriel Amard. Elected this Sunday, July 7 with 50.6% of the vote, he was seeking a second term as deputy for the 6th constituency of the Rhône, which only includes the commune of Villeurbanne. The dissident candidacy of the socialist Jean-Paul Bret she obtained 49.4% of the votes.

With 46.7% of the votes in the first round, Gabriel Amard easily qualified on June 30 against Jean-Paul Bretthe former mayor of France’s largest suburban city, who managed to secure 19.9% ​​of the vote.

Gabriel Amard, La France Insoumise MP for the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne), June 27, 2022.Photo : HH/Rue89Lyon

The results of the second round of the legislative elections in the 6th constituency of the Rhône (Villeurbanne): Gabriel Amard elected deputy

Favorable to the left, despite a swing to LREM during the 2017 presidential election, the 6th constituency is one of the few where the RN failed to qualify for the second round of these legislative elections. Throughout the campaign, Gabriel Amard was able to count on the support of the current mayor of Villeurbanne, Cédric Van Styvendael (PS).

Gabriel Amard: a deputy from the 6th constituency anchored locally… by parachute

Known until now as a regional councilor of Isère and a water specialist, the son-in-law of Jean-Luc Mélenchon (LFI) is well established locally. His parachuting had caused some teeth to grind in 2022.

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