Sylvia Pinel

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Sylvia Pinel
Sylvia Pinel 2013.jpg
Member of the National Assembly
for Tarn-et-Garonne's 2nd constituency
Assumed office
21 June 2017
Preceded byJacques Moignard
Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing
In office
2 April 2014 – 11 February 2016
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Prime MinisterManuel Valls
Preceded byCécile Duflot
Succeeded byEmmanuelle Cosse
Personal details
Born (1977-09-28) 28 September 1977 (age 43)
L'Union, Haute-Garonne
Political partyPRG
Alma materToulouse 1 University Capitole

Sylvia Pinel (born 28 September 1977 in L'Union, Haute-Garonne) is a French politician, member of the National Assembly of France, where she represents the 2nd constituency in the Tarn-et-Garonne department.[1] Since 3 September 2016, she is the leader of the moderate and social-liberal center-left Radical Party of the Left. She was re-elected in that constituency at the 2017 Parliamentary Elections.

Family and Education[edit]

Pinel attended Michelet of Montauban, and received a DESS focusing on litigation and arbitration and a DEA in European law at Toulouse at the Toulouse 1 University Capitole, she studied her first year of law school at the university center of Montauban.

Her mother was Deputy Mayor of Fabas, worked with Senator-Mayor radical Pierre Tajan. Her father, Michel Pinel, who died in 2011, was an alderman in Gargas.

Election to National Assembly[edit]

In the second round (run-off) election to the National Assembly in 2007, Sylvia Pinel was elected in the 2nd constituency of Tarn-et-Garonne (Castelsarrasin). In the second round (run-off) election to the National Assembly in 2012, she was re-elected in the same constituency by 30,445 votes (54.31%) to 20,417 (40.14%) for her opponent, Dulac; there were 50,862 valid votes cast out of 89,289 electors. In the second round (run-off) election to the National Assembly in 2017, she was re-elected in the same constituency by 21,398 votes (55.40%) to 17,230 (44.60%) for her Front National opponent, Romain Lopez; there were 38,628 valid votes cast out of 93,329 electors.

Cabinet position[edit]


  1. ^ "Liste Définitive des Députés Élus à L'issue des Deux Tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010.