UMP candidate Dominique Baudis: %. His party gained four seats. PS candidate Kader Arif: %, gaining two seats in the European Parliament. Europe Ecology candidate Bove: %, obtaining two seats. MoDem candidate Robert Rochefort: %, winning a seat. Left Front candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon: %, gaining the last seat. At regional elections in 2010, the Socialist incumbent president Alain Rousset won the first round by totaling % in Bordeaux, but this score was lower than the plan for Gironde and Aquitaine. Xavier Darcos, Minister of Labour followed with % of the votes, scoring above the regional and departmental average. Then came Monique De Marco, Green candidate with %, followed by the member of Pyrenees-Atlantiques and candidate of the MoDem Jean Lassalle who registered a low % while qualifying to the second round on the whole Aquitaine, closely followed by Jacques Colombier, candidate of the National Front, who gained %. Finally the candidate of the Left Front Gérard Boulanger with %, no other candidate above the 5% mark. In the second round, Alain Rousset had a tidal wave win as national totals rose to %. If Xavier Darcos largely lost the election, he nevertheless achieved a score above the regional and departmental average obtaining %. Jean Lassalle, who qualified for the second round, passed the 10% mark by totaling %. The ballot was marked by abstention amounting to % in the first round and % in the second round.