Jan Arild Ellingsen
He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nordland in 2001, and has been re-elected on one occasion. Ellingsen is currently the Progress Party's spokesperson on matters relating to justice and crime. In 2005 Ellingsen accepted an Iraqi death sentence over a Norwegian Iraqi, drawing a sharp rebuke from fellow Progress Party MP André Kvakkestad.
Ellingsen was a member of Saltdal municipality council from 1991 to 2003. From 1995 to 2001 he was also a member of Nordland county council.