Nathalie Arthaud

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Nathalie Arthaud
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Nathalie Arthaud, February 25, 2012
Municipal councillor from Vaulx-en-Velin
Assumed office
16 March 2008
Personal details
Born (1970-02-23) 23 February 1970 (age 47)
Peyrins, France
Political party Lutte Ouvrière

Nathalie Arthaud (French pronunciation: ​[natali aʁto]; born 23 February 1970) is a teacher in economics in lycée and French politician and Lutte Ouvrière candidate for the 2012 presidential election[1] and the 2017 presidential election.[2] She is a native of Peyrins, Drôme, France.

Political background and candidacy[edit]

In 2007, Arthaud was a teacher and spokeswoman of Arlette Laguiller's presidential bid.

During the press conference following the annual meeting of Lutte Ouvrière (Workers' Struggle), December 8, 2008, Nathalie Arthaud officially designated as spokeswoman of the party.

As a new leader of Lutte Ouvrière, Arthaud led the party's campaign for the European elections in June 2009. She topped the list in the South-East constituency where she obtained 24,727 votes (0.84%).

At the regional election of 2010 in Rhône-Alpes, the party obtained 24,294 votes (1.42%).

On December 5, 2010, Arthaud was designated candidate of Lutte Ouvrière in the presidential election of 2012.[3]

Arthaud is also an elected town councillor for Vaulx-en-Velin, in charge of youth matters.


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Party political offices
Preceded by
Arlette Laguiller
Lutte Ouvrière spokesperson
Succeeded by
Most recent
Lutte Ouvrière presidential candidate
2012 and 2017