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|Member of the National Assembly|
for Tarn-et-Garonne's 2nd constituency
|Assumed office |
21 June 2017
|Preceded by||Jacques Moignard|
|Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing|
2 April 2014 – 11 February 2016
|Prime Minister||Manuel Valls|
|Preceded by||Cécile Duflot|
|Succeeded by||Emmanuelle Cosse|
|Born||28 September 1977|
|Alma mater||Toulouse 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. 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
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.
Election to National Assembly
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.
- On 16 May 2012 she was appointed Junior Minister for Crafts, Trade, and Tourism at the French Ministry of Productive Recovery by President François Hollande.
- On 18 June 2012 she was appointed Minister for Crafts, Trade, and Tourism at the French Ministry of Productive Recovery.
- On 2 April 2014 she was appointed Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing in the First Valls Government.
- "Liste Définitive des Députés Élus à L'issue des Deux Tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
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