Frédéric Lefebvre

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Frédéric Lefebvre
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Member of the National Assembly for the First Overseas Constituency
In office
June 2013 (2013-June) – June 2017 (2017-June)
Preceded byCorinne Narassiguin
Succeeded byRoland Lescure
Personal details
Born (1963-10-14) October 14, 1963 (age 55)
Neuilly-sur-Seine
Political partyAgir (2017–present)
Other political
affiliations
The Republicans (2015–17)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–15)
Rally for the Republic (before 2002)
Spouse(s)Valerie Lefebvre
ChildrenQuentin and Alix
ProfessionAttorney

Frédéric Lefebvre (French pronunciation: ​[fʁedeʁic ləˈfɛvʁ]; born October 14, 1963 in Neuilly-sur-Seine) is a French politician who 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 is a former 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] He was elected MP and representative of the first district of French outside France June 9, 2013. He lost his re-election race in June 2017. He is the founder of l'Ame Nord, a non profit organisation dedicated to serve the interests of French residents living in the USA and Canada.

He was the UMP's 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. In June 2017, he lost his re-election race against Roland Lescure, the candidate of La République en marche!. Lescure won 80 percent of the vote, to Lefebvre's 20 percent.

He was a candidate in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.[3]

References[edit]

  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
  3. ^ http://www.france24.com/en/20160215-france-les-republicains-presidential-primary-cope-sarkozy-juppe

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