Prisca Thevenot has scripted history by becoming the first French woman of Mauritian descent to be elected in the latest legistative election.
Her mother, Balasoobramen moved to France and Prisca was born in Strasbourg, in the Alsace region.
She represented the LREM party (La République en Marche – party of President Emmanuel Macron) in the Legislative Election, in the 8th constituency of Hauts-de-Seine. She successfully got elected with 65,75% of the votes.
She is also an elected regional representative of the Île-de-France region since 2021.