Kent Persson (politician)

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Kent Persson
Kent Persson (M) aug 2014.jpg
Party secretary of the Moderate Party
In office
20 April 2012 – 10 January 2015
Party leader Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Sofia Arkelsten
Succeeded by Tomas Tobé
Personal details
Born (1971-03-03) 3 March 1971 (age 44)
Örebro, Sweden
Political party Moderate Party
Spouse(s) Anna-Karin Persson
Children 2
Occupation Politician

Kent Fredrik Persson (born 3 March 1971) is a Swedish politician who was party secretary of the Moderate Party from 2012 to 2015.[1] On 18 December 2014, Persson announced that he will resign as party secretary following the party's leadership election on 10 January 2015, and also leave the political arena.[2]

From 2011 to 2012, Persson was the opposition leader in Örebro Municipality[3] and was earlier opposition leader for Örebro County Council. He was also provincial chairman of the Moderate Party in Örebro County until 2012 and was a member of the executive board of the Moderate Party from 2011 to 2015.[4]

Kent Persson is married and has two children.[1] He is a teetotaler.[5]


  1. ^ a b Rosén, Hans. "Ny partisekreterare ska ge M tempoökning". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Kent Persson resigns from the political arenaAftonbladet. 18 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Sök politiker". Örebro kommun. 12 July 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kent Persson ny partisekreterare". Moderaterna. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Therefore I become a teetotaler". Expressen. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 

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