Frédéric Lefebvre

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Frédéric Lefebvre

Frédéric Lefebvre (French pronunciation: ​[fʁedeʁic ləˈfɛvʁ]; born October 14, 1963) is a French politician and was Secretary of State for Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises, Tourism, Services, Liberal professions and Consumption under the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry, François Baroin. He was a member of the National Assembly of France. He represented the Hauts-de-Seine department, and was the spokesperson of the Union for a Popular Movement.[1] In the latter role, he became famous for exaggerated statements that caused comparisons with Comical Ali.He was elected MP and representative of the first district of French outside France June 9, 2013 .He is the founder of l'Âme Nord, a non profit organisation dedicated to serve the interests of French residents living in the USA and Canada.

He was be the UMP's carpet bagger candidate in the for First constituency for French residents overseas (for French expatriates in Canada and the United States) in the 2012 legislative election,[2] but lost against Corinne Narassiguin, who received 54.01% of the votes. On 15 February 2013, the Constitutional Council canceled the election and said Corinne Narassiguin ineligible. He topped the first round of the early parliamentary elections, and after the second round, 9 June 2013, he was elected against the Socialist candidate, Frank Scemama, with 53.72% of the vote

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  1. ^ "Lefebvre, le député du président". Le Parisien. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Amérique du Nord : l'UMP désigne Lefebvre", Le Journal du dimanche, 25 November 2011
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.

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