Sophie Auconie

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Sophie Auconie in February 2014

Sophie Briard-Auconie (born 19 August 1963 in Dugny) is a French politician, currently elected to the National Assembly representing Indre-et-Loire's 3rd constituency as a member of the Union of Democrats and Independents. She was a former Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2009 European election for the Massif Central-Centre constituency.[1]

A former member of Liberal Democracy (DL), she joined the New Centre in 2008. Since 2008, she is a municipal councillor in Tours, Indre-et-Loire.

In the 2009 European elections, she was the third candidate on the list of the presidential majority(UMP/NC/LGM) in the Massif Central-Centre region, and was elected to the European Parliament.

In the 2017 Legislative election she won her seat after beating the sitting MP and former Minister of Social Affairs Marisol Touraine in the second round of voting.

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  1. ^ "Sophie AUCONIE | History of parliamentary service". European Parliament. Retrieved 24 July 2017.