Luxembourg Published on 10.10.11 18:00

Xavier Bettel - Luxembourg City's new Mayor

Xavier Bettel received 514 votes more than Paul Helminger

Photo: Marc Wilwert

The decision has been made! Xavier Bettel is the new mayor of Luxembourg City. The 38-year-old DP politician, a lawyer by profession will be the successor to Paul Helminger. The DP announced the result on Monday evening after an internal party meeting.

Helminger, who has reigned as mayor in the City for two terms since 1999, announced he will now completely withdraw from the council and local politics. He now wishes to focus his future career as a parliamentarian.

Xavier Bettel managed 13 928 votes from the City’s residents. Helminger received 514 electoral votes less.

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