Ton Elias

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Ton Elias

Ton Maarten Christofoor Elias (born March 14, 1955 in The Hague) is a Dutch politician and former journalist. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie, VVD) he was an MP between December 18, 2008 and March 23, 2017.[1] He focused on matters of education and the Dutch House of Representatives.

Elias sold his company to become an MP for the VVD. For the 2017 general election Elias was not part of the candidacy list of the VVD, which Elias stated he would appeal to the party board.[2][3]


  1. ^ "T.M.Ch. (Ton) Elias" (in Dutch). Retrieved 9 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "'Enfant terrible' Ton Elias niet op kandidatenlijst VVD" (in Dutch). Trouw. 11 November 2016. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Annemarie Kas (11 November 2016). "Ton Elias niet op de VVD-lijst, maakt bezwaar bij bestuur" (in Dutch). NRC Handelsblad. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 

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