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Patricia Adam (born 15 April 1953 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine) was a member of the National Assembly of France from 2002 to 2017. She represented the 2nd constituency of the Finistère department[1] as a member of the Socialist Party.

Patricia Adam
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Member of the National Assembly of France for 2nd Constituency of Finistère
In office
2002 election – 2017 election
Preceded byJean-Noël Kerdraon
Succeeded byJean-Charles Larsonneur
Member of the General Council of Finistère
Assumed office
Personal details
Born15 April 1953
Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Political partyPS
CommitteesNational Defence and Armed Forces Committee


Patricia Adam began her political career in 1989 as part of the team of socialist Pierre Maille, who became the mayor of Brest after six years of control by the right. She became deputy mayor and councillor of the Urban Community of Brest.

In 1998, she was elected General Counsel of the Canton of Brest-Saint-Marc when the General Council of Finistère swung to the left for the first time. Again, alongside Pierre Maille, President of the General Council, she became elected Vice-President of this Assembly.

She was first elected MP on 16 June 2002 in the 2nd constituency of Finistère. She then stood down from municipal office to devote herself to this new national mandate and that of Vice-President of the General Council. She became a member of the Defense Committee of the National Assembly and was delegate of the National Assembly to women's rights and equality of opportunity between men and women.[2]

In 2004 she was re-elected to the General Council of Finistère and retained her post as its vice-president. In September 2006, Adam endorsed Dominique Strauss-Kahn to be the Socialist Party candidate for the 2007 presidential elections.

She was re-elected MP on 17 June 2007 in the second round with 55.51% of the vote. She is again a member of the defense committee.

In May 2008, she supported the candidacy of Bertrand Delanoë to the post of First Secretary of the Socialist Party.

She was defeated in the 2017 election by Jean-Charles Larsonneur of LREM.


  1. ^ Office of the Secretary General (2012). "Patricia Adam". (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Let's Get Acquainted". Retrieved 4 June 2013.