Anders Vistisen

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Anders Vistisen
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Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2009 – July 2019
ConstituencyDenmark
Personal details
Born (1987-11-12) 12 November 1987 (age 32)
Vridsted, Central Denmark Region, Denmark
Political party Denmark
Danish People's Party
 EU
ECR
Alma materUniversity of Berlin
Websitewww.stemanders.dk

Anders Primdahl Vistisen (born 12 November 1987) is a Danish politician and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Denmark. He is a member of the Danish People's Party, part of the European Conservatives and Reformists.

He has been the national chairman of the youth section of the party since November 2009. In 2014 he was elected as member of the European Parliament for Denmark as a representative for European Conservatives and Reformists.[1]

On 1 March 2018 Vistisen was one of three Danish MEPs who voted against a motion to encourage national parliaments to ban "gay conversion therapies".[2]

In 2019 European Parliament election the Danish People's Party lost more than half of their votes and two of their three seats. So Vistisen, one of Matteo Salvini's key allies, lost his seat as an MEP in July 2019.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kandidater til Europa-Parlamentsvalget i Danmark den 25. maj 2014". European Parliament. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Situation of fundamental rights in the EU in 2016 - VoteWatch Europe". term8.votewatch.eu.
  3. ^ "European election's winners and losers". politico.eu. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.