Former PS senator Samia Ghali, whose voices are crucial for the election of the new mayor of Marseille, told AFP that she had asked Michèle Rubirola, head of the union's list of the left Marseille Printemps, d 'be his first assistant. “ This request seems legitimate to me. First because beyond the values that we share, I am the one who can allow him on Saturday to be effectively mayor of Marseille, "explains in a press release the senator, reelected on June 28 in her popular sector in the north. from the city.
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" Then and above all because the desire to rebalance our city and take into account working-class neighborhoods can no longer be mere words, " she added. “ Last night, for the first time since the election held last Sunday, I met Michèle Rubirola. I clearly told him of my sincere and loyal desire to be by his side in order to participate in the rally which is essential today to enable change in Marseille, ”writes Ms. Ghali.
The 8 voices of Samia Ghali, major stake for the " third round "
" I therefore clearly reiterated to Michèle Rubirola that Marseille could no longer be done without the northern districts ", which count the most impoverished districts of the second city of France, she continues. " The moment of the union of the city, of reconciliation between its north and its south, of taking into account all these forgotten and despised people must finally arrive ", estimates Mrs. Ghali who affirms to have formulated her request to be first assistant " on their behalf ". “ I now await serenely and as a free woman the answer from Mrs. Rubirola. The ball is in his court and it is today his responsibility as future mayor of Marseille to create the conditions for a rally which I hope for, ”she concludes.
Arrived largely in terms of votes during the second round of the municipal elections on the whole of the city in front of the LR lists of Martine Vassal, the Marseilles Spring, the union of the left and the ecologists led by Mrs. Rubirola, did no absolute majority of municipal councilors. However the election of the mayor will be done next Saturday July 4 with the municipal council and the eight votes of the elected officials of Mrs. Ghali constitute therefore a stake in view of this " 3rd round ".