Olavi Mäenpää

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Olavi Mäenpää in May 2009

Olavi Juhani Mäenpää (born 29 November 1950, in Tyrvää) is a Finnish politician and former chairman of Finnish People's Blue-whites (Suomen Kansan Sinivalkoiset, SKS), a political party aligned with the far right.[1] He has been a member of the city council of Turku, his home city, since 1992.

In the municipal election of 2004, Mäenpää received a total of 2,208 votes, more than any other candidate in Turku.[2] Mäenpää has also appeared as a candidate in elections to the Finnish parliament (Eduskunta) and the European Parliament, but has not been successful.

In the European parliamentary election of 2009, Mäenpää publicly supported Ville Itälä of the National Coalition Party (Kokoomus).

In 2010, Mäenpää joined the Finnish Freedom Party, and the SKS was dissolved.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unregelmässigkeiten auf den Anhängerkarten eines finnischen Vereins" (in German). 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  2. ^ "Kokoomus säilytti valta-asemansa Turussa" (in Finnish). MTV3. 2004-10-25. Retrieved 2010-06-08.