Nord's 14th constituency

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14th constituency of the Nord
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Nord's 14th Constituency shown within Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Deputy
 Paul Christophe
LR
DepartmentNord
CantonsBergues, Bourbourg, Dunkerque-Est, Gravelines, Hondschoote, Wormhout
Registered voters98,795

The 14th constituency of the Nord is a French legislative constituency in the Nord département.

Description[edit]

Nord's 14th constituency entirely surrounds Nord's 13th constituency and includes the eastern half of Dunkerque along with most of the coastal strip along the English Channel of the department.

Despite being held by the French Communist Party between 1962 and 1986 the seat has since then been held almost exclusively by conservatives with the only exception of between 1997 and 2002.

Historic Representation[edit]

Election Member Party
1958 Carlos Dolez MRP
1962 Henri Martel PCF
1967 Émile Roger PCF
1986 Proportional representation - no election by constituency
1988 Charles Paccou RPR
1993 Gabriel Deblock DVD
1997 Monique Denise PS
2002 Jean-Pierre Decool UMP
2017 Paul Christophe LR

Election results[edit]

2017[edit]

Candidate Label First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Paul Christophe LR 13,004 26.67 25,162 63.88
Julien Lemaitte REM 12,407 25.44 14,229 36.12
Yohann Duval FN 9,898 20.30
Delphine Decoster FI 5,853 12.00
Christian Devos PS 2,634 5.40
Myriam Santhune ECO 1,584 3.25
Sylvie Brachet PRG 1,074 2.20
Jean-Paul Tisserand EXD 878 1.80
David Haillant EXG 644 1.32
Nathalie Benalla PCF 471 0.97
Stéphane Dumont DIV 320 0.66
Votes 48,767 100.00 39,391 100.00
Valid votes 48,767 97.28 39,391 89.71
Blank votes 952 1.90 3,074 7.00
Null votes 414 0.83 1,446 3.29
Turnout 50,133 50.75 43,911 44.45
Abstentions 48,660 49.25 54,871 55.55
Registered voters 98,793 98,782
Source: Ministry of the Interior

2012[edit]

Legislative Election 2012: Nord's 14th Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UMP Jean-Pierre Decool 30,703 53.44
PS Jean Schiepman 26,748 46.56
Turnout 59,315 60.04
UMP hold Swing

Sources[edit]

  • Official results of French elections from 1998: "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French).