Kaj Turunen


Kaj Valentin Turunen (born 27 December 1960 in Lohja) is a Finnish politician. Turunen was elected to the Finnish Parliament in the 2011 election as a The Finns Party candidate from the electoral district of Southern Savonia with 2,631 votes.[1][2] In 2015, he won a seat in South-Eastern Finland.

Kaj Turunen
Kaj Turunen in 2011
Member of Finnish Parliament
for South-Eastern Finland
Assumed office
22 April 2015
Member of Finnish Parliament
for Southern Savonia
In office
20 April 2011  21 April 2015
Personal details
Born (1960-12-27) 27 December 1960 (age 60)
Lohja, Finland
NationalityFinn
Political partyNational Coalition Party

On 13 June 2017, Turunen and 19 others left the Finns Party parliamentary group to found the New Alternative parliamentary group.[3] In April 2018, he left the party to join the National Coalition Party.[4]

Turunen has a professional education as a construction worker (1978, Jyväskylän ammattikoulu), and has further professional qualifications in entrepreneurship (2008) and leadership (2011), both from JAMK University of Applied Sciences.

References


  1. http://www.eduskunta.fi/triphome/bin/hx5000.sh?{hnro}=1128&{kieli}=su&{haku}=kaikki
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2012-05-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Tällainen on Uusi vaihtoehto – Nämä kansanedustajat jättivät perussuomalaiset". Yle. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  4. "Kaj Turunen siirtyy Sinisistä Kokoomukseen". Verkkouutiset. 24 April 2018. Retrieved 24 April 2018.