Departmental Council of Mayotte

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Mayotte elects on an insular level a deliberative assembly. The Departmental Council (Conseil Départemental) has 19 members, elected for a three-year term in single seat constituencies. Mayotte became an Overseas Department and Region in 2011, ending its previous unique transitional status of Departmental collectivity. Until March 2015 the assembly of a Department of France was known as the General Council (Conseil Général).

Presidents of the General Council (1977–2015)

Presidents of the Departmental Council (2015–present)


 Summary of the 9 March and 16 March 2008 General Council of Mayotte election results
Parties Seats
Union for a Popular Movement (Union pour un Mouvement Populaire) 8
Miscellaneous Right (divers droite) 4
Independents 4
Citizen and Republican Movement (Mouvement Républicain et Citoyen) 1
Democratic Movement (Mouvement démocrate) 1
Miscellaneous Left (divers gauche) 1
Total 19


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