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Pirate Party of Finland elected a new Board

Pirate Party of Finland gathered for extra party congress in Töölö, Helsinki 30.11.2019. In gathering Pekka Mustonen from Joensuu was elected as a chairperson. Rauol Plommer from Helsinki, Riikka Nieminen from Espoo and Marek Nečada from Helsinki were elected as vice chairpersons.

Extra party congress was gathered to form a position on project driven by previous chairperson Petrus Pennanen. Project was to remove The Pirate Party from register of political parties in Finland and join it to the Liberal Party as a membership organization. This “fusion project” didn’t get support from party congress. Proposition to remove The Pirate Party from party register was rejected by votes 1 in favor 32 against. So roughly 97% of participants wanted The Pirate Party to continue as an independent political party under the name Pirate Party.

Chairperson of European Pirates and member of European parliament Mikuláš Peksa visited the congress and presented news from delegation of Pirates of European parliament and european Pirate movement.


More information:
Pekka Mustonen
Chairperson of The Pirate Party of Finland
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