Philip Schyle

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Philip Schyle (born September 15, 1962 Nouméa, New Caledonia) is a French Polynesian politician and a member of the O Porinetia To Tatou Ai'a political party. [1] He is also president of the Fetia Api political party. Schyle became the President of the Assembly of French Polynesia on April 9, 2009. [1]

Schyle was elected Speaker (President) of the French Polynesia Assembly on Thursday, April 9, 2009.[1] He defeated incumbent Speaker Edouard Fritch. Schyle received 40 votes, while Fritch garnered just 14 votes in the election.[1] There were two blank ballots and one member did not participate in the election.[1] Schyle was immediately sworn in as Speaker following his victory. [1]

Schyle had previously served as Assembly speaker for a period in 2006.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Schyle elected French Polynesia Assembly speaker". Tahitpresse. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2009-04-10. [dead link]