Haut-Rhin's 1st constituency

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1st constituency of the Haut-Rhin
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Haut-Rhin's 1st Constituency shown within Alsace.
Deputy
 Éric Straumann
UMP
DepartmentHaut-Rhin
CantonsAndolsheim, Colmar-Nord, Colmar-Sud, Neuf-Brisach.
Registered voters74,091

The 1st constituency of the Haut-Rhin is a French legislative constituency in the Haut-Rhin département.

Description[edit]

The seat includes the town of Colmar and then stretches eastwards towards the Rhine which forms the border with Germany. The seat has followed the historic pattern of Alsace by supporting parties of the right over the PS and its allies.

Historic Representation[edit]

Election Member Party
1958 Edmond Borocco UDR
1973 Justin Haussherr CDP
1978 Jean-Paul Fuchs UDF
1986 Proportional representation - no election by constituency
1988 Edmond Gerrer UDF
1993 Gilbert Meyer RPR
2002 UMP
2007 Éric Straumann UMP
2012 LR

Election results[edit]

2012[edit]

Legislative Election 2012: Haut-Rhin's 1st Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UMP Éric Straumann 22,753 62.21
PS Victorine Valetin 13,823 37.79
Turnout 36576 51.13
UMP hold Swing

2007[edit]

Legislative Election 2007: Haut-Rhin's 1st Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DVD Éric Straumann 24,298 66.05
UMP Gilbert Meyer 12492 33.95
Turnout 41,528 57.73
DVD hold Swing

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