Nantes Congress

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The Nantes Congress was the sixth national congress of the French Socialist Party (Parti socialiste or PS). It took place from June 17 to 18, 1977; right after the left's victory in the local elections.

At the Congress, the more moderate François Mitterrand comprehensively defeated the left wing challenger Jean-Pierre Chevènement.


Popular vote
François Mitterrand
Jean-Pierre Chevènement

François Mitterrand was re-elected as First Secretary.[1]


  1. ^ PS Congresses since 1971, France-politique