Michel Vergoz wins against Bruno Mamindy Paj

The outgoing mayor Michel Vergoz is re-elected to the town hall of Sainte-Rose. He won the ballot with a short lead over Bruno Mamindy Pajany, with less than 200 votes apart.



Side by side all along the count, the two former mayors of Sainte-Rose are now fixed. Michel Vergoz, the outgoing leaves for a new term. He won before his opponent by less than 200 votes in advance.

Out of 5,058 ballots counted, Michel Vergoz is ahead of Bruno Mamindy Pajany, with 2,374 votes (48.04%) against 2,193 votes (44.37%). Sully Hoarau is far behind with 375 votes (7.59%)

Outgoing mayor Michel Vergoz came out on top of the first round with 39.25% of the vote, ahead of his longtime opponent, Bruno Mamindy Pajany, who collected 37.18% of the vote. Sully Hoarau had won 13.02% of the vote.

More beautiful, stronger than in 2015 “for Michel Vergoz

The re-elected mayor of Sainte-Rose highlights the small gap between him and his opponent Bruno Mamindy Pajany. 180 votes in advance allowed him to win the election. He adds :

“If there is one thing to remember, it is not the balance sheet that makes an election, it is everyday work and outreach work.”

Michel Vergoz

The reaction of Michel Vergoz re-elected to the town hall of Sainte Rose



© Meeting the 1st

Back on the evening of the second round in Sainte-Rose with Sufati Toumbou Dany and Willy Thévenin.

© Meeting the 1st

Rate of participation

At 6 p.m., 88.61% of those registered went to the polls. A participation higher than that of the 1st round on March 15, which was then 81.23%. In the second round of municipal elections in 2014, 85.19% of those registered had voted.

Sainte-Rose in a few figures

Regular theater of volcanic eruptions, Sainte-Rose is, with Saint-Philippe, one of the two municipalities hosting the Piton de La Fournaise on their territory. An area of ​​177.6 km² on which 6,418 Sainte-Rosiens live, according to the last INSEE census in 2017.

The Sainte-Rosienne population has not changed much over the years. It went from 4,761 inhabitants in 1968, or 26.8 inhabitants per km², to 6,418 inhabitants in 2017, or 36.7 inhabitants per km². This population even decreased from 2016 to 2017, losing 102 inhabitants.

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