François André

François André (19 July 1967 – 11 February 2020) was a French politician representing the Socialist Party. He was re-elected to the French National Assembly on 18 June 2017, representing the department of Ille-et-Vilaine.[1]

François André
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François André in 2012
Member of the National Assembly
for Ille-et-Vilaine's 3rd constituency
In office
20 June 2012 – 11 February 2020
Preceded byMarcel Rogemont
Succeeded byClaudia Rouaux
Member of the Departmental council of Ille-et-Vilaine
In office
16 March 2008 – 11 February 2020
Preceded byPhilippe Rouault
Succeeded byLoïc Le Fur
Personal details
Born(1967-07-19)19 July 1967
Pontivy, France
Died11 February 2020(2020-02-11) (aged 52)
Rennes, France
Cause of deathLung cancer
Political partySocialist Party

He was first elected as a councilor for Rennes as part of the PS in 2001. In 2008, André was elected as the head of the Canton of Rennes-Nord-Ouest. He decided not to vote for the PS candidate in the 2017 French presidential election, Benoît Hamon, in the first round, and instead voted for Emmanuel Macron, the candidate for En Marche![2] He died from lung cancer on 11 February 2020, aged 52.[3]

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  2. ^ "Législatives. Rennes-Montfort : François André (PS) réélu sans surprise". 18 June 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Ille-et-Vilaine. Le député François André est décédé". Ouest-France (in French). 11 February 2020.