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Results of the 2022 Legislative Election: Secretary of State Justin Benin has fallen in Guadeloupe and will have to resign.

She is the first member of Elizabeth Bourne’s government to run in the by-elections on Sunday, June 19. Secretary of State for Maritime Affairs Justin Benin was beaten 2nd in the second roundE Guadeloupe constituency, faced by various left-wing candidates Christian Baptist, who had the support of the New People’s Ecological and Social Union (Nupes), according to Guadeloupe prefecture. He received only 41.35% of the vote against 58.65% of the opponent.

MI Benin had to make a profit on Sunday to stay in the Bourne government because, as in 2017, the candidate for government will have to resign if members fail. In the government of Elizabeth Bourne, Justin Benin is one of fifteen ministers and the Secretary of State appointed on Friday, May 20, to run in the by-elections, including the Prime Minister. Defeated by the mayor of St. Anne, he will therefore have to resign.

When asked about his failure on RCI radio in his next government, mI Benin noted that Saturday evening“In the current state of affairs [elle n’avait] There is no answer to this yet “ And must be fixed “Until Monday”.

The last MP, the presidential coalition put together! However, he received 31.31% of the vote in the first round, on Sunday 12 June, and was ahead of Mr Baptist by 4.5 points (26.78% of the vote).

Voice against Macron

The presidential candidate of the colors, the elected Democratic Movement (MoDem) is very locally rooted in his constituency where he was elected in 2017. Former Vice-President of the Guadeloupe Regional Council – under the Socialist majority of Victor Laurel. Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Second Member of Parliament electedE Guadeloupe constituency In 2017, under various left-wing labels, before approaching MoDem, Justin Benin broke his campaign record by submitting three hundred and sixty-eight amendments, including fifty adopted and fourteen parliamentary reports. He praised the April 2021 Water Management Act in Guadeloupe, the report of the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry on Chlordekon, of which he was the rapporteur in 2019, but also the subject of medical cooperation with Cuba, among others.

The Secretary of State may have been hurt by the strong anti-Macron vote he cast in the presidential election. La France insoumise candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon then received 56.1% of the vote in the first round, while National Rally candidate Marine Le Pen won 69.6% of the vote in the second round. Emmanuel Macron.

Source: Le Monde



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