|Member of the National Assembly for the Second Overseas Constituency|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Sergio Coronado|
|Born||8 August 1986|
|Political party||La République En Marche!|
|Alma mater||Torcuato di Tella University Sciences Po|
Paula Forteza (born 8 August 1986) is a French politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of France in the 2017 French legislative election. She represents the Second constituency for French residents overseas (Latin America and the Caribbean) as a member of La République En Marche!
Early life and education
Forteza studied political science at Torcuato di Tella University before working on a social protection program for the government of Buenos Aires. In 2014 she returned to France to study at Sciences Po. She graduated with a Master of Public Administration in 2016 and began working for Etalab, a government communications agency.
Forteza was chosen as a candidate for La République En Marche! in May 2017 for the second constituency for French residents overseas. On 17 June she was elected with 60.92% of the vote, defeating Sergio Coronado of Europe Ecology – The Greens. The abstention rate was 87.53%, compared to 84.45% in the 2012 elections.
- LEGISLATIVES 2017 - Interview de Paula Forteza du Parti La République En Marche lepetitjournal.com Retrieved 19 July 2017
- Entretien avec Paula Forteza, députée francophone et francophile francophoniefloride.org Retrieved 19 July 2017
- Mais où sont passés les députés écologistes ? "C'est compliqué" nouvelobs.com Retrieved 19 July 2017
- Paula Forteza French National Assembly.
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