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Helga Stevens, re-elected to the Flemish Parliament

Deaf lawyer, Helga Stevens has been re-elected to the Vlaams Parlement or Flemish Parliament, as a candidate for N-VA. She represents the East Flanders constituency; amassing 12.71% of the vote. You can see the result here. Helga was first elected to the Flemish Parliament in 2004.

As a bonus, here's the video. Helga is on the stage wearing a yellow jacket:

More pictures over at EUD. Huge congratulations, to Helga.

As a bonus, EUD also has some pictures of Ádám Kósa's election.

Elsewhere:
Helga Stevens, official website (Dutch)
Helga Stevens Facebook supporter page
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA) on Wikipedia, New-Flemish Alliance (English)
Helga Stevens, Wikipedia page (Dutch)
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA) (Dutch)

See also:
Helga Stevens Elected (Deaf Blawg)
Helga Stevens update (Deaf Blawg)

Comments (1)

Fantastic news. If I had two lives, I'd have gone into politics with one - I honestly believe that if we had a British Deaf BSL politician in the whole system (at least a MP or MEP), it'd really make a huge difference to UK.

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