Guadeloupe: Secretary of State Justin Benin was attacked
The Secretary of State for the Sea, Justin Benin, was defeated in the second round of assembly elections in Guadeloupe’s 2nd constituency on Saturday, trailing by 41.35% of the vote to Christian Baptist (DVG), who was elected with 58 votes in favor of Nupes. .65% of the vote, the province of Guadeloupe announced in a press release.
Ms. Benin, the outgoing deputy, played her part in the government during this election. The executive recalled before the vote that if the assembly election fails, the ministerial candidate must leave the government according to an unwritten rule, but already Mr. Macron applied in 2017.
When asked about her future in government after her defeat on RCI radio, Ms Benin said on Saturday evening, [elle n’avait] No answer yet “and should be fixed” by Monday “.
Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon: 19 votes difference
The contest for this second round separates the two candidates by only 19 votes: Stephen Lennormont won the battle with 50.36% of the vote (1,329 voters). In the unregistered situation, the former head of the local authority took first place over his rival Olivier Gaston (NUPES). The candidate closest to Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s party (LFI) received 49.64% of the vote (1,310 voters).
New News Representatives in Martinique and Guyana
Giovanni William, Marceline Nado and Johnny Hajjar, backed by the LFI, will find the benches of the National Assembly for the first time in their political careers.