Jacques Auxiette

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Jacques Auxiette
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President of the Regional Council
of Pays de la Loire
In office
Preceded by Jean-Luc Harousseau
Succeeded by Bruno Retailleau
Personal details
Born (1940-12-03) 3 December 1940 (age 76)
Montlevicq, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of Clermont-Ferrand

Jacques Auxiette (born 3 December 1940 in Montlevicq, France) is a French politician, and is the current Regional Council President for the Pays de la Loire region in France.[1] Auxiette has been president since 2004,[2] and was re-elected to the office in the March 2010 council elections.[3] He is a member of the PS.[4]

He is one of the strongest opponents of the reunification of Loire-Atlantique to its historical region, Brittany.[5]


  1. ^ "Site du Conseil régional des Pays de la Loire: Le président". Conseil Régional des Pays de la Loire. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Royer, Solenn (March 22, 2010). "Pays de la Loire : le socialiste Jacques Auxiette fait le grand chelem". La Croix. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  3. ^ AFP (March 26, 2010). "Jacques Auxiette réélu président du conseil régional des Pays-de-la-Loire". Le Point.fr. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Feltin, Michel (March 29, 2004). "Jacques Auxiette". L'Express. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Mofatt, J B (January 11, 2009). "Arrests Provide New Impetus to Breton Reunification Campaign". Agence Bretagne Presse. Retrieved 2 January 2011.