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Noël Mamère (born 25 December 1948 in Libourne, Gironde) is a French journalist and politician. He was the mayor of Bègles in Gironde as well as deputy to the French National Assembly for that constituency. He was for several years a member of the party Europe Écologie–The Greens, but left it in late September 2013.

Noël Mamère
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Noël Mamère in 2006
Member of the French National Assembly
for Gironde 3rd constituency)
In office
1 June 1997 – 20 June 2017
Preceded byJean-Claude Barran
Succeeded byLoïc Prud'homme
Mayor of Bègles
In office
20 March 1989 – 29 June 2017
Preceded byBernard Moncla
Succeeded byClément Rossignol Puech
Personal details
Born (1948-12-25) 25 December 1948 (age 70)
Libourne, Gironde, France
NationalityFrench
ProfessionJournalist

BiographyEdit

Noël Mamère rose to fame in the 1980s as a journalist and anchorman, in particular on Antenne 2.

In 1992, he became president of Brice Lalonde's Ecology Generation party, from which he was expelled in 1994. He then founded "Ecology-Solidarity Convergences", of which he was president, before joining Les Verts in 1998.

In 2002, he was presidential candidate and garnered 5.25% of the votes.

On 5 June 2004, he stirred up controversy by conducting a marriage ceremony for a male homosexual couple, nine years before same-sex marriage became legal in France.

Political careerEdit

Electoral mandates

European Parliament

Member of European Parliament : 1994–1997 (Resignation, elected in the National Assembly of France). Elected in 1994.

National Assembly of France

Member of the National Assembly of France for Gironde : 1997-2017. Elected in 1997, reelected in 2002, 2007, 2012.

Regional Council

Regional councillor of Aquitaine : 1992-1994 (Resignation) / March 1998 (Resignation). Reelected in 1998.

Municipal Council

Mayor of Bègles : 1989-2017. Reelected in 1995, 2001, 2008, 2014.

Municipal councillor of Bègles : 1989-2017. Reelected in 1995, 2001, 2008, 2014.

Urban community Council

Vice-president of the Urban Community of Bordeaux : 1989–2001. Reelected in 1995.

Member of the Urban Community of Bordeaux : 1989–2001. Reelected in 1995.

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