Virginie Klès

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Virginie Klès (born 18 August 1961) is a former member of the Senate of France. She represented the Ille-et-Vilaine department, and is related to the Socialist Party.


Toxicological veterinarian by profession, Virginia Klès was elected mayor of Châteaubourg (Ille-et-Vilaine) following the municipal elections of 2001 in a three-way race against the exiting mayor and a socialist candidate. She was re-elected in 2008.[1] She then became vice-president of the Communauté d'agglomération de Vitré-Communauté.[2] She was elected senator on September 21, 2008[3] and did not run for reelection in 2014.[4]


  1. ^ Ouest- France, March 15 2008
  2. ^ "Biography of the 65 newly elected to the Palace of Luxembourg", Le Monde, 23 September 2008.
  3. ^ Sénatoriales 2008 en Ille-et-Vilaine on the Senate web site
  4. ^ Page on the Senate website