Nord's 3rd constituency

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3rd constituency of Nord
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French National Assembly
constituency
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Nord's 3rd Constituency shown within Nord-Pas-de-Calais.
Deputy
  Rémi Pauvros
PS
Department Nord
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Nord, Bavay, Maubeuge-Nord, Maubeuge-Sud, Solre-le-Château, Trélon
Voters 96,578

The 3rd constituency of Nord is a French legislative constituency in the Nord département.

Description[edit]

Nord's 3rd constituency covers the south eastern corner of the department around the town of Maubeuge. The seat is wedged between Belgium to the north and Picardie to the south.

Following the 2010 redistricting the seat is now in a completely different place compared to his previous incarnation. The previous 3rd constituency covered the city of Lille. Any historical therefore needs to be made with the now defunct 23rd and 24th constituencies one of which was held by the UMP and one by the Socialist Party prior to 2012. The defeated UMP candidate at the 2012 election Christine Marin had previously represented Nord's 23rd constituency.

Historic Representation[edit]

Election Member Party
2012 Rémi Pauvros PS

Election Results[edit]

2012[edit]

Legislative Election 2012: Nord's 3rd Constituency 2nd round
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PS Rémi Pauvros 23,533 52.18
UMP Christine Marin 21,569 47.82
Turnout 47,873 49.57
PS hold Swing

Sources[edit]

Official results of French elections from 2002: "Résultats électoraux officiels en France" (in French).