Monique Papon

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Monique Papon (born 5 October 1934) is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Loire-Atlantique department. She is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement; currently she serves as a vice-president of the Senate.

A member of the political bureau of the Union pour la démocratie française since 1995,[1] she was elected senator September 2001,[2] in second position on the list led by André Trillard. She rejoined the Union for a Popular Movement on that date. Defeated in her canton of Nantes in the elections of 2004 ,[3] she carried out the function of secretary of the French Senate until October 2008, when she was elected Vice President of the High Assembly.