Martine Berthet

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Martine Berthet
Martine Berthet.jpg
Senator for Savoie
Assumed office
September 24, 2017
Personal details
Born (1961-03-27) March 27, 1961 (age 58)
NationalityFrench
Political partyThe Republicans

Martine Berthet (born 27 March 1961) is a French politician of The Republicans party. She was the mayor of Albertville, Savoie between 2014 and 2017 and became a senator for Savoie in 2017.

Career[edit]

Berthet was a deputy mayor of Ugine, Savoie from 2001 to 2014.[1] She participated in the creation of the Région d'Albertville community of communes.

On April 4th, 2014, she was elected mayor of Albertville by the newly-elected municipal council.[2] She was the first female mayor of the city.

In the 2015 departmental elections, Martine Berthet stood along with Hervé Gaymard in the canton of Albertville-1. They were elected with more than 61 percent of the votes.

On September 24th, 2017 Berthet was elected a senator for Savoie for The Republicans party after Michel Bouvard's resignation. She was the first female senator for the Savoie department.[3][4]

During the 2017 The Republicans leadership election, she endorsed candidate Laurent Wauquiez, who won the election.

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ "Albertville : le maire Martine Berthet candidate LR aux sénatoriales de septembre". France Bleu (in French). July 25, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Martine Berthet, maire d'Albertville et présidente de la Fédération des maires de Savoie". La Vie nouvelle (in French). May 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "Elections sénatoriales en Savoie : Martine Berthet (LR) en tête du premier tour" (in French). France 3. September 24, 2017. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  4. ^ "En Savoie, Martine Berthet devient la première sénatrice du département". Le Monde (in French). September 25, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2019.

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