In this commune of the city of lyon, the two candidates came out with the same number of votes in the second round. They have been ranked based on the benefit of age.
Has Chassieu (Rhône), the second round of the municipal is finished so to say the least, unusual : a perfect equality between the two lists of arrivals in the lead. DRPar Catherine LagrangeLe July 3, 2020 at 09h14
Up to the last minute, until the opening of the last bulletin, the suspense remained whole. And the verdict is : perfect Equality! To Chassieu (Rhône), a town of 10 000 inhabitants of a suburb of lyon, the second round of the municipal is finished so to say the least, unusual. The two candidates arrived in head, namely the outgoing mayor Jean-Jacques Sellès (various right) and his opponent LR Sylvaine Coponat have each obtained 1 285 votes, 42,09 % of the vote. A case is rather rare, but provided for by the election law, which stipulates that in case of perfect equality, it is the list with the highest average age wins.
An appeal is filed
The outgoing mayor Jean-Jacques Sellès and her rival, Sylvaine Coponat. DR
With this criterion, so this is the list of the outgoing Jean-Jacques Sellès which had the advantage. It presents an average age of 59 years, compared to 56 years for Sylvaine Coponat. But this last is difficult to accept this situation, which she describes as ” unfair “. The loser had to bring the case to court by filing an appeal before the administrative court of Lyon for ” irregularities in the campaign “. It is hoped the cancellation of the second round of municipal elections, and the organization of a new round of voting with a result more honest. A situation that the outgoing mayor, beautiful player, say ” understand “.
Pending the decision of the administrative court which was not expected before the fall, the city council, with at its head Jean-Jacques Sellès, must be installed Friday, 3 July.