Politics of Normandy

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The politics of Normandy regulate the political and governmental administration. The modern region was created on 1 January 2016 by reunification of the separate regions Lower Normandy and Upper Normandy.[1] Rouen is the regional capital, while Caen is the seat of the regional council.

The new region took effect on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015.[2]


Historic photograph of the Caserne Jeanne d'Arc in the capital city Rouen, today seat of the Norman regional assembly

The Regional Council which has 102 members who are elected under a system of proportional representation. The executive consists of a president and vice-presidents.


Hervé Morin, president of the regional council since 2016
Name Election Left office Party
Hervé Morin 4 January 2016 Present New Centre

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  1. ^ Loi n° 2015-29 du 16 janvier 2015 relative à la délimitation des régions, aux élections régionales et départementales et modifiant le calendrier électoral (in French)
  2. ^ "La carte à 13 régions définitivement adoptée" (in French). Le Monde. Agence France-Presse. 17 December 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2015.

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