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Socialist Party: Olivier Faure confirms winner after new count, Mayer-Rossignol contests

The counting commission of the Socialist Party has been meeting at the headquarters of the Socialist Party since Friday. According to a press release, he closed his office this Sunday at 3:45 p.m. after “rejection of the vote by the representatives of Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol.”

According to his calculations, Olivier Faure was re-elected as head of the party with 51.09% of the vote. In a press release from the review commission, Nicolas Meyer-Rossignol denounces “global negotiations on the result, arbitrarily giving a majority vote to Olivier Faure”. The applicant asks to resume the work of the commission, which “was interrupted” and could not be completed, and accuses his rival of “forced passage”.

According to the commission’s count, the results of this election are as follows: Votes cast: 23,527 votes cast, Olivier Fauret: 12,020 votes: 51.09%. Nicolas Mayer Rossignol: 11,507 votes: 48.91%.

PS Deputy Valerie Rabot, vice-president of the National Assembly, calculated earlier this Sunday that it was “unacceptable” for the party’s first secretary, Olivier Faure, to apply for re-election without waiting for verification. activist voting results. “The show we’re putting on today is sad and not worthy of the sincerity of militants,” Ms Rabeau rated the support of Mr Faure’s rival, Rouen Mayor Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, on Radio J on Sunday.

Controversy since Saturday

A PS press release announced Mr. Faure’s victory on Friday with 50.83% of the members’ votes, but the result was contested by Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, citing numerous incidents. The Verification Commission began its work on Saturday for the two parties to agree on figures for the Congress of Marseille from 27 to 29 January. However, Olivier Faure decided without hesitation on Saturday at JDD that the result was “clear”. and clean” in his favor.

“Interviews with your JDD colleagues are not acceptable. Since the establishment of a commission called the verification commission, responsible for carrying out inspections federation by federation, it must “be able to reach its term and not be polluted by declarations.”

“Amazing, I fell off my chair,” she added of Olivier Faure’s statements, describing the latter’s attitude as “unworthy of the outgoing first secretary.”

Source: Le Parisien

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