Philippe Boullé

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Philippe Boullé is a Seychellois lawyer and politician. In the country's first multiparty presidential election, held in July 1993, he was the candidate of a three-party coalition known as the 'United Opposition'. He won 3.78% of the vote, finishing a distant third behind the incumbent President France-Albert René (59.50%) and James Mancham (36.72%).[1]

Boullé ran again in the 31 August-2 September 2001 presidential election, this time as an independent and finished last out of three candidates, winning 0.86% of the vote.[1]

He ran again as an independent candidate in the 28–30 July 2006 presidential election and received just 0.56% of the total vote behind winner James Michel and runner-up Wavel Ramkalawan.[1]

He is also a prominent figure in the Seychelles offshore sector. He owns an offshore firm in the Seychelles, as well as in many other jurisdictions around the world.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Elections in the Seychelles, African Elections Database.