Simon Elo

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Simon Elo in March 2014.

Simon Jakob Benjamin Elo (born 8 July 1986 in Lapinjärvi) is a Finnish politician and has been a Member of Parliament.[1] He was a representative in the Finns Party until 2017 and was the leader of Finns Party Youth from 2010 to 2014.[2] He was elected to the Parliament for Uusimaa in 2015. He has also sat in the Espoo City Council since 2012.[3]

On 13 June 2017, Elo and 19 others left the Finns Party to establish the New Alternative parliamentary group. Elo was subsequently chosen to lead the group.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MPs: Simon Elo". Eduskunta. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Simon Elo luovuttaa PS-Nuorten ruorin eteenpäin". Suomen Uutiset. 17 October 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Valitut ehdokkaat: Espoo". Ministry of Justice. Retrieved 24 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Tällainen on Uusi vaihtoehto – Nämä kansanedustajat jättivät perussuomalaiset". Yle. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.

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