Élisabeth Morin

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Élisabeth Morin

Élisabeth Morin-Chartier (born 10 October 1947 in Ceaux-en-Couhé, Vienne) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2009 European election for the West France constituency. She is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.

She was Vice President of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council under Regional President Jean-Pierre Raffarin and assumed the presidency upon Raffarin's nomination as Prime Minister of France. Her list in the 2004 regional elections was defeated in a near-landslide by the Socialist list, led by Ségolène Royal.

In the 2004 European election, she was the third candidate on Roselyne Bachelot's UMP list in the West but she was not elected. However, when Bachelot entered the François Fillon cabinet in May 2007, she became Member of the European Parliament. She was also a member of the French Economic and Social Council between September 2004 and May 2007.

In the 2009 European elections, she was the second candidate on the UMP list in the West region and was elected to the European Parliament.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.