Essonne's 3rd constituency

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3rd constituency of Essonne
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Essonne's 3rd Constituency shown within Île-de-France.
Deputy
 Laëtitia Romeiro Dias
REM
DepartmentEssonne
CantonsDourdan, Étréchy, Saint-Chéron, Arpajon (part), Brétigny-sur-Orge
Registered voters95,817

The 3rd constituency of Essonne is a French legislative constituency in the Essonne département.

Description[edit]

The 3rd constituency of Essonne covers a large swath of the centre of the department, reaching towards the edge of the suburbs of Paris. The seat today covers none of the territory of its predecessor between 1967 and 1986, which was located in the north of Essonne around Juvisy-sur-Orge and Massy.

Since 1988 control of the seat has switched between left and right in line with the national result.

Historic Representation[edit]

Election Member Party
1967 Pierre Juquin PCF
1968 Jacques Mercier UDR
1973 Pierre Juquin PCF
1981 Claude Germon PS
1986 Proportional representation – no election by constituency
1988 Yves Tavernier PS
1993 Jean de Boishue RPR
1995 Geneviève Colot RPR
1997 Yves Tavernier PS
2002 Geneviève Colot UMP
2012 Michel Pouzol PS
2017 Laëtitia Romeiro Dias REM

Election results[edit]

2017[edit]

Legislative Election 2017: Essonne's 3rd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LREM Laëtitia Romeiro Dias 21,684 57.41
FI Virginie Araujo 16,089 42.59
Turnout 41,952 43.78 -13.7

2012[edit]

Legislative Election 2012: Essonne's 3rd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PS Michel Pouzol 27,202 52.98
UMP Geneviève Colot 24,141 47.02
Turnout 52,959 57.48 -1.45
PS hold Swing

Sources[edit]

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