Richard Jomshof

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Richard Jomshof

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Secretary of the Sweden Democrats
Assumed office
11 January 2015
LeaderJimmie Åkesson
Preceded byBjörn Söder
Member of the Riksdag
Assumed office
19 September 2010
Personal details
Born (1969-07-06) 6 July 1969 (age 50)
Helsingborg, Sweden
Political partySweden Democrats

Richard Jomshof (born 6 July 1969) is a Swedish Sweden Democrats politician who has served as Secretary of the Sweden Democrats since January 2015. He has been a Member of the Riksdag (SD) since September 2010. He was chief editor of SD-Kuriren (The SD courier) from 2000 to 2009.

In January 2015, he was elected as Party Secretary, succeeding Björn Söder.

Jomshof is also a musician, playing in the Swedish synthpop band Elegant Machinery. In an interview with Side-Line, he spoke about his involvement in the Sweden Democrats and what effect it has had on Elegant Machinery.[1]

Since the 2010 general election, Jomshof represents the Gävleborg constituency in the Riksdag.[2]

Jomshof's father is Finnish, and his surname was Lohikoski until his parents divorced.[3]


  1. ^ Elegant Machinery's Richard Jomshof speaks out on being a member of the Sverigedemokraterna
  2. ^ "Val till riksdagen - Valda - Gävleborgs län". 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
  3. ^ "SD:n Richard Jomshof uskoo äänimäärän kaksinkertaistuvan". Sisuradio (in Finnish). Retrieved December 26, 2016.