Åsa Romson

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Åsa Romson
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Spokesperson of the Green Party
Assumed office
21 May 2011
Serving with Gustav Fridolin
Preceded by Maria Wetterstrand
Peter Eriksson
Leader of the Opposition
In office
21 January 2012 – 27 January 2012
(0 years, 6 days)
Serving with Gustav Fridolin
Preceded by Håkan Juholt
Succeeded by Stefan Löfven
Member of the Swedish parliament
for Stockholm Municipality
Assumed office
4 October 2010
Personal details
Born (1972-03-22) 22 March 1972 (age 42)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political party Green Party
Profession Lawyer

Åsa Elisabeth Romson (born 22 March 1972) is a Swedish politician and a member of the Green Party. She has been spokesperson together with Gustav Fridolin for the Green Party since 2011 and is a member of the Swedish parliament since the 2010 election.

She was briefly Leader of the Opposition for six days in January 2012, during which time the largest opposition party (the Social Democrats) was without party leader. She served together with Gustav Fridolin, the Green Partys other spokesperson.

Between 2002-2010 she was a member of the city council in Stockholm. Since the 2010 election she has been a spokesperson for environmental and climate policy. In the late 1990s, she was a member of the Green Party and the Young Greens of Sweden.

On 29 March 2011, she was proposed as one of the candidates[1] to be the Green Party's new spokesman, together with Gustav Fridolin. They were elected on 21 May 2011.


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