Edwige Diaz

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Edwige Diaz
Member of the National Assembly for Gironde's 11th constituency
Assumed office
June 2022
Municipal councillor of Saint-Savin
Assumed office
Regional councillor of Nouvelle-Aquitaine
PresidentAlain Rousset
Personal details
Born (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 35)
Political partyNational Rally (2014-present)
Union for a Popular Movement (2013-2014)

Edwige Diaz (born 15 October 1987) is a French politician of the National Rally.


Edwige Diaz was born on 15 October 1987. Her grandfather was a Spaniard and a communist activist.[1] After leaving high school, Diaz studied for a Master's degree in languages.[2]

Diaz was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement at college before joining the National Rally.[3] In June 2017, as a National Rally candidate for the legislative election in the Gironde's 11th constituency (north of Bordeaux), she obtained 23.7% of votes in the first round, and then 42.98% in the second round, losing to LREM's Véronique Hammerer.[4]

She is a regional councillor of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.[5]

In 2020, she was a candidate in the municipal elections of Saint-Savin.[5][6] She received 43.80% of the vote.[7]

In 2021, she is the candidate of her party to lead the Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine.[8] During the 2022 French legislative election, she was elected to the National Assembly for Gironde's 11th constituency defeating Véronique Hammerer.


  1. ^ "Edwige Diaz". bfmtv.com (in French).
  2. ^ Ivanne Trippenbach (2022-06-17). "Edwige Diaz, la savante conquête de l'Ouest du Rassemblement national". Le Monde.fr (in French). Retrieved 2022-06-21.
  3. ^ "Elections régionales 2021 : Edwige Diaz, une inconnue portée par l'étiquette RN". lemonde.fr. 14 June 2021.
  4. ^ "En Gironde, amorce d'un rapprochement entre des élus FN et de droite". lopinion.fr (in French).
  5. ^ a b "Municipales : la secrétaire départementale du RN Edwige Diaz candidate à Saint-Savin-de-Blaye". sudouest.fr (in French).
  6. ^ "Municipales : la patronne du Rassemblement National Gironde à la conquête de Saint-Savin-de-Blaye face au maire sortant". france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr (in French).
  7. ^ "Municipales en Gironde : la RN Edwige Diaz perd son pari à Saint-Savin". sudouest.fr (in French).
  8. ^ Vincent Trouche. "La Girondine Edwige Diaz sera la tête de liste du RN aux élections régionales en Nouvelle-Aquitaine". sudouest.fr (in French).