Marie-Guite Dufay

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Marie-Marguerite Dufay
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Marie-Guite Dufay
7th President of Franche-Comté
Assumed office
24 January 2008
Deputy Joseph Parrenin
In office
5 January 2008 – 24 January 2008
(as Acting President)
Preceded by Raymond Forni
First Vice President of Franche-Comté
In office
2 April 2004 – 24 January 2008
President Raymond Forni
Succeeded by Joseph Parrenin
Regional Councillor from Doubs
Assumed office
2 April 2004
Personal details
Born (1949-05-21) 21 May 1949 (age 69)
Paris, France France
Nationality French France
Political party French Socialist Party

Marie-Marguerite Dufay best known as Marie-Guite Dufay (born 21 May 1949 in Paris, France) is the incumbent president of the regional council of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. She won the nomination to be the next socialist candidate for President of Franche-Comté in 2010.[1]

Political career[edit]

She was first elected to the Besançon city council in 1989. Six years later, she was appointed as deputy mayor of Besançon (1995 to 2008). In the Franche-Comté regional election, 2004, she is the second in Socialist List just after Raymond Forni. After the death of the President Raymond Forni, she is elected by the assembly as President of the Region.


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Preceded by
Raymond Forni
President of the Franche-Comté
Regional Council

2008 –
Succeeded by
Party political offices
Preceded by
Raymond Forni
Socialist Party nominee for President of Franche Comté
Succeeded by
current nominee
Preceded by
Paulette Guinchard-Kunstler
Socialist Party nominee for Doubs's 2nd district
2007 (lost)
Succeeded by
Éric Alauzet (EÉLV)