The daughter of Jacques and Bernadette Chirac won more than 70% of the votes in the second round in her canton of Brive.
A successful entry into politics. At the end of the second round of the departmental elections, Claude Chirac was largely elected departmental councilor of Corrèze on Sunday, June 27. With her partner Julien Bounie, the daughter of Jacques and Bernadette Chirac won more than 70.6% of the votes in her canton of Brive, beating the two left-wing union candidates.
Claude Chirac was therefore elected in this canton where her mother had been elected substitute in 2015. Her father had for his part been general councilor in the canton of Meymac between 1968 and 1988. She who had “thought a lot»Before embarking on this electoral adventure welcomed this victory last night. In the columns of The mountain , the new departmental councilor clarified that she drew from this experience “a fierce desire to continue“, from “to serve people“And” to deepen the link.
“I am very touched”
After her victory, the daughter of the former President of the Republic had a thought for her parents. “Having put my footsteps in Brive where they have so often put theirs has allowed me to understand the reality of their commitment. I am very touched and the values for which they fought for decades are still very present on this Corrèze region. These are values that oblige me today», She explained to The mountain.
In the first round, last week, Claude Chirac obtained 58.42% of the vote. She had been placed on a favorable waiver, narrowly failing to be elected in the first round.
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