Erik Bánki

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Erik Bánki
Eric Bánki MEP 1.jpg
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
6 May 2014
In office
18 June 1998 – 10 June 2012
Personal details
Born (1970-05-26) 26 May 1970 (age 44)
Szekszárd, Hungary
Political party Fidesz
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Bánki Erik. This article uses the Western name order.

Erik Bánki (born May 26, 1970)[1] is a Hungarian politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) from 1998 to 2012 and since 2014.[2]

He served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Sport and Tourism from May 14, 2010 to June 10, 2012.[2] He is a Member of Board of the Hungarian Football Federation from 2009.[1]

Bánki became Member of the European Parliament (MEP) on June 10, 2012, replacing János Áder, who was elected President of Hungary in May 2012. As a result Bánki had to resign from his national parliamentary seat.[3] He was re-elected MP in the 2014 parliamentary election.