Bas-Rhin's 2nd constituency

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2nd constituency of the Bas-Rhin
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Bas-Rhin's 2nd Constituency shown within Alsace.
Deputy
 Sylvain Waserman
LREM
DepartmentBas-Rhin
CantonsStrasbourg III, Strasbourg VII, Strasbourg VIII, Strasbourg X, Illirch-Graffenstaden (part)
Registered voters71,163

The 2nd constituency of the Bas-Rhin is a French legislative constituency in the Bas-Rhin département.

Description[edit]

The constituency includes the southern and eastern suburbs of Strasbourg stretching to the border with Germany. The majority of the seat is contained within the town of Strasbourg, however it also contains a substantial portion of the Commune of Illkirch-Graffenstaden. Three of the five cantons are held by the PS. Parties of the right have generally held the seat during the Fifth Republic, however the PS has captured the seat on two occasions most recently in 2012.

Historic Representation[edit]

Election Member Party
1958 André Bord UNR
1981 Jean Oehler PS
1986 Proportional representation - no election by constituency
1988 Marc Reymann UDF
2002 UMP
2007 Jean-Philippe Maurer UMP
2012 Philippe Bies PS
2017 Sylvain Waserman LREM

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Legislative Election 2012: Bas-Rhin's 2nd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PS Philippe Bies 18,791 52.25
UMP Jean-Philippe Maurer 17,173 47.75
Turnout 36,728 51.61
PS hold Swing

2007[edit]

Legislative Election 2007: Bas-Rhin's 2nd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UMP Jean-Philippe Maurer 13,211 51.32
PS Philippe Bies 12,530 48.68
Turnout 26,326 51.12
PS hold Swing

Sources[edit]

Official results of French elections from 2002: "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French).