Nikos Voutsis

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Nikos Voutsis
Νίκος Βούτσης
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Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament
Assumed office
4 October 2015
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Preceded by Zoi Konstantopoulou
Minister of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction
In office
27 January 2015 – 28 August 2015
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Preceded by Argyris Dinopoulos
Succeeded by Antonis Manitakis
Personal details
Born (1951-03-04) 4 March 1951 (age 65)
Athens, Greece
Political party Syriza
Alma mater National Technical University of Athens

Nikos Voutsis (Greek: Νίκος Βούτσης; born 4 March 1951) is a Greek politician who served as the Minister of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction from January 2015 to August 2015 in the First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras.[1] Since 4 October 2015 he is the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Voutsis was born in Athens. He graduated from the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens with a degree in civil engineering.

Political career[edit]

Voutsis served as a regional councillor in Attica with the group "Attiki Cooperation –No to the Memorandum" from 2010 to 2012.

Voutsis was first elected as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament representing Athens A in the May 2012 legislative election, and was reelected in June 2012 and January 2015.

Re-elected in the September 2015 elections, on 4 October 2015 he was elected as the new Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament with 181 votes.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Argyris Dinopoulos
Minister of the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction
26 January – 28 August 2015
Succeeded by
Antonis Manitakis
Preceded by
Zoi Konstantopoulou
Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament
since 4 October 2015
Incumbent