Landes's 2nd constituency

The 2nd constituency of the Landes (French: Deuxième circonscription des Landes) is a French legislative constituency in the Landes département. Like the other 576 French constituencies, it elects one MP using the two-round system, with a run-off if no candidate receives over 50% of the vote in the first round.

2nd constituency of Landes
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constituency
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Landes's 2nd Constituency shown within Landes.
Deputy
 Lionel Causse[1]
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DepartmentLandes
Cantons(pre-2015) Dax-Nord, Dax-Sud, Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx, Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse, Soustons
Registered voters120071 [2]

DescriptionEdit

The 2nd constituency of the Landes lies in the south of the department bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the west and Pyrénées-Atlantiques to the south. As well as a long stretch of coastline the seat also includes the spa town and Subprefecture Dax.

Politically the constituency has traditionally supported the Socialist Party (France) with the exceptions of the 1993 and 2017 elections.

Assembly MembersEdit

Election Member Party
1988 Jean-Pierre Pénicaut PS
1993 Henri Lalanne UDF
1997 Jean-Pierre Dufau PS
2002
2007
2012
2017 Lionel Causse LREM

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Election ResultsEdit

2017Edit

Candidate Label First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Lionel Causse REM 25,414 42.96 29,682 62.95
Caroline Dacharry FI 6,960 11.77 17,471 37.05
Sylviane Pacot LR 6,433 10.87
Christine Basly-Lapègue PS 6,163 10.42
Francis Garcia FN 5,742 9.71
Jean-Marc Lespade PCF 3,881 6.56
Marie-Ange Delavenne ECO 2,078 3.51
Jean-Pierre Pourrut DLF 1,159 1.96
Didier Tousis DVG 514 0.87
Éric Lavit DIV 420 0.71
Pascal Castéra EXG 394 0.67
Votes 59,158 100.00 47,153 100.00
Valid votes 59,158 97.48 47,153 90.16
Blank votes 1,080 1.78 3,454 6.60
Null votes 447 0.74 1,690 3.23
Turnout 60,685 54.05 52,297 46.58
Abstentions 51,594 45.95 59,976 53.42
Registered voters 112,279 112,273
Source: Ministry of the Interior[3]

2012Edit

2012 legislative election in Landes's 2nd constituency[4]
Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Jean-Pierre Dufau PS 27,501 44.37% 34,840 60.75%
Julien Dubois UMP 16,065 25.92% 22,513 39.25%
Jean-Marc Lespade FG 6,551 10.57%
Laurence Monteil FN 6,376 10.29%
Alain Godot EELV 1,926 3.11%
Philippe Mouhel MoDem 1,480 2.39%
Jean-Pierre Pourrut DLR 861 1.39%
Michel Lefebvre AEI 433 0.70%
Pascal Castera LO 276 0.45%
Daniel Minvielle NPA 260 0.42%
Mélanie Bosquet ?? 254 0.41%
Valid votes 61,983 98.03% 57,353 96.04%
Spoilt and null votes 1,246 1.97% 2,363 3.96%
Votes cast / turnout 63,229 60.34% 59,716 56.99%
Abstentions 41,555 39.66% 45,061 43.01%
Registered voters 104,784 100.00% 104,777 100.00%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "577 Députés - Assemblée nationale". www2.assemblee-nationale.fr.
  2. ^ "Assemblée nationale : Élections législatives 2002 - Recensement de la population par circonscription". www.assemblee-nationale.fr.
  3. ^ "Résultats des élections législatives 2017" [Results of 2017 Legislative Election] (in French). Ministry of the Interior.
  4. ^ "Résultats des élections législatives 2012" [Results of 2012 Legislative Election] (in French). Ministry of the Interior.