Party affiliation: Centre of Social Democrats
Town Councillor, Strasbourg, since 1965. Deputy Mayor, responsible for social affairs, since 1971. District Councillor, 9th canton of Strasbourg, since 1973.
Deputy, Bas-Rhin (1st constituency), 1978, re-elected 1981, 1986, 1988. Member of Consultative Assembly of Council of Europe. President of Democratic and Social Centre of Strasbourg.
Member of Foreign Affairs Commission of National Assembly. Member of Regional Council of Alsace.