There is Farid, the colossus-sized childhood friend, who serves as his bodyguard. Martine, the sister-in-law, who saw her born Cité Félix-Pyat, this large ensemble of 3and district of Marseille where she grew up. But also Frédéric Collart, renowned cardiac surgeon and departmental councilor elected on the lists of Martine Vassal (ex-Les Républicains), who “love it”. Or Fernand Piétri, deputy to former mayor Robert Vigouroux and nephew of Charles-Emile Loo, the historic right-hand man of socialist Gaston Defferre, who sees in her “political freshness”.
Monday, May 16, Sabrina Agresti-Roubache tries, in a joyous maelstrom of hugs and reunions, to put her troops in working order. A few handfuls of La République en Marche (LRM) activists from other neighborhoods came to offer their services to “President’s Friend”. The office was chosen at the entrance to the chic Saint-Barnabé district (12and arrondissement), where Emmanuel Macron achieves good scores. “If my mother makes fricassees for the inauguration, should I put them in my campaign accounts? »asks, hilarious, the candidate, to her accountant.
Sabrina Agresti-Roubache is the unexpected representative of the presidential movement in the 1regarding district of Bouches-du-Rhône, which covers the eastern districts of Marseille. Not necessarily the first choice of this 45-year-old audiovisual producer, who appeared in the Marseille political world like a comet. But rather an express request from the Elysée, which did not want any Horizons candidates here or the “walker” Pascal Chamassian, beaten in 2017 and 2020.
Friendship with Brigitte Macron
The mission is not easy: conquer the stronghold of the senator of the Les Républicains (LR) party Valérie Boyer, whose successor, Julien Ravier, has been declared ineligible for one year by the Council of State, in connection with a case false proxies during the last municipal elections. A less hypothetical objective since the official candidate of the National Rally (RN), the departmental secretary Franck Allisio, migrated to a promising constituency on the banks of the Etang de Berre. As a replacement, the RN invested his aunt, Monique Griseti, a discreet activist. Surprising choice when Marine Le Pen won here, for the first time, the second round of the presidential election (50.5%).
“They call me parachuted, but I live in the ‘circo’… And I know everyone”, defends Sabrina Agresti-Roubache. Born into a modest family from Algerian immigration, third in a family of six, the regional councilor, elected in 2021, knows she is jealous since she became the improbable relay in Marseille of the President of the Republic.
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