Morten Messerschmidt

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Morten Messerschmidt (born 13 November 1980) LL.M., is a member of the European Parliament for the Danish People's Party. He won his seat in a landslide in the 2009 elections with 284,500 personal votes,[1] and 465,758 personal votes in the 2014 election.[2]

Morten Messerschmidt

Messerschmidt was convicted in 2002 for publishing material that appeared to link a multiethnic society to rape, violence and forced marriages.[3]

Before taking his seat in the European Parliament, he was a member of the Danish parliament (Danish: Folketinget) from 8 February 2005, having won his seat with 3,812 personal votes.[4]

He currently lives with his girlfriend, Danish singer Dot Wessmann. In 2008, they made a CD containing Christmas songs where they sang together.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Personlige stemmer, Danmarks Statistik
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Barker, Alex (June 2014). “MEPs with criminal records join Tories’ eurosceptic group” (You have to be registered) Financial Times, June 4, 2014 Accessed 25 June 2014
  4. ^ "Afstemningsresultater FV-2005" (in Danish). Im.dk. Retrieved 2010-07-13. [dead link]