General Council of the Pyrénées-Orientales

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Pyrénées-Orientales

The General Council of the Pyrénées-Orientales (in French: Conseil Général des Pyrénées-Orientales, Catalan: Consell General dels Pirineus Orientals) is the assembly elected for 6 years by the 31 Cantons of the Pyrénées-Orientales and its executive. Christian Bourquin,(PS) is the elected president since 1998.

Organization

President

The chairman of 'General Council of Pyrénées-Orientales' is Hermelin Malherbe-Laurent [fr] (PS), who succeeded Christian Bourquin in November 2010.[1] She is the head of the executive.

Former presidents

Carte des Cantons

The Vice-Presidents

  • Jean-Jacques Lopez (PS)
  • Jean Vila (PC)
  • Robert Garrab (PS)
  • Henri Demay (PS)
  • Louis Caseilles (PS)
  • Alexandre Reynal (PS)
  • Alain Boyer (PS)
  • Jean-Louis Alvarez (PC)
  • Jean Codognès (DVG)

The General Council

The Assembly sets departmental policy. The General Council has 31 Conseillers généraux for the 31 Cantons of the Pyrénées-Orientales and its Chairman. The Conseiller général is the representative, elected by universal suffrage for 6 years.