Major Olímpio

Major Olímpio
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Senator for São Paulo
Assumed office

1 February 2019
Preceded by Aloysio Nunes
Federal Deputy for São Paulo
In office

1 February 2015 – 1 February 2019
State Deputy of São Paulo
In office

1 February 2007 – 1 February 2015
Personal details
Sérgio Olímpio Gomes

(1962-03-20) 20 March 1962 (age 57)

Presidente Venceslau, São Paulo, Brazil
Political party PSL (since 2018)
Other political

SD (2016–2018)

PMB (2015–2016)

PDT (2010–2015)

PV (2006–2010)
Profession Police officer
Military service
Branch/service Military Police of São Paulo State (PM-SP)
Rank Major Exército.gif Major

Sérgio Olímpio Gomes (born 20 March 1962 in Presidente Venceslau),[1] best known as Major Olímpio, is a Brazilian police officer and politician, member of the Social Liberal Party (PSL). He was a state deputy for São Paulo, and leader of the Democratic Labor Party (PDT) during his term in the Legislative Assembly of São Paulo (ALESP). In the 2014 state election, he was elected federal deputy for São Paulo.[2]

In 2018 he was elected to the Federal Senate.[3]

Biography [ edit ]

Sérgio Olímpio Gomes, a native of Presidente Venceslau, was president of the Paulista Association of Officials of the Military Police of São Paulo State. As an official, he was in office for 29 years. He received a bachelor's degree in judicial and social sciences. He has worked as a journalist, physical education teacher, technician in self-defense, shooting instructor and author of books focused in security issues. In 2006, he was elected state deputy with 52,386 votes, being reelected in 2010 with 135,409 votes. In 2015, he started his first term as federal deputy after being elected in the 2014 elections with 179,196 votes. In 2006, joined the Green Party, he ran for state deputy and was elected.

In 2010, Olímpio joined the Democratic Labor Party and was reelected state deputy. He later announced his candidacy for the government of São Paulo in the 2014 elections.

In June 2013, Olímpio criticized the mayor of São Paulo Fernando Haddad and the governor of São Paulo state Geraldo Alckmin for their posture facing the general protests, stating that both should be more focused in the next year's elections than with the violence and that they "lacked firm wrist".

Olímpio was leader of the PDT in the Legislative Assembly, which he left to take office in the Chamber of Deputies.

In 2015, Olímpio took office in his first term as federal deputy, having been elected in 2014 with 179,196 votes.

In November 2015, he left PDT and joined the newly created Party of the Brazilian Women (PMB).[4] In March 2016, he joined Solidariedade (SD).[5]

During the swearing-in of former president Lula as Chief of Staff, on 17 March 2016, Olímpio shouted "Shame!", being hostilized by the guests and removed from the location by security guards.[6]

Olímpio was the candidate to the City Hall of São Paulo in the 2016 election as a member of Solidariedade (SD). He received 116,870 votes.

Olímpio voted in favor of the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff.[7] During the government of Michel Temer, he voted against the "Ceiling" of Public Spending Bill.[8] On April 2017, was against the Labor Reform.[9] In August and October 2017, Olímpio supported a request to open an investigation against president Michel Temer.[10][11]

Bibliography [ edit ]

  • Olímpio Gomes, Sérgio; Anhaia de Lemos, Marcio Tadeu (2002). Insegurança Pública e Privada - Basta de Hipocrisia!. Landmank. ISBN 8-588-78103-4.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Rodrigues, Fernando. "Major Olímpio (2010)" (in Portuguese). Uol. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  2. ^ Costa, Camilla (7 October 2014). "Número de ex-policiais eleitos deputados aumenta 25%" (in Portuguese). BBC. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
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  4. ^ Venceslau, Pedro (28 November 2015). "Partido da Mulher gera polêmica já na estreia" (in Portuguese). Estadão. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  5. ^ da Silva, Paulo Pereira (16 March 2016). "Deputado federal Major Olímpio filia-se ao Solidariedade" (in Portuguese). Deputado Paulinho da Força. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  6. ^ Matoso, Flilipe (17 March 2016). "Deputado grita "vergonha" durante cerimônio de posse de Lula" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Deputados autorizam impeachment de Dilma; saiba quem votou a favor e contra" (in Portuguese). Agência Brasil. 17 April 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Saiba como cada deputado votou em relação à PEC do teto de gastos" (in Portuguese). G1. 10 October 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Reforma trabalhista: como votaram os deputados" (in Portuguese). CartaCapital. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  10. ^ Gasparini, Claudia; Figo, Anderson (2 August 2017). "Como votou cada deputado sobre a denúncia contra Temer" (in Portuguese). Exame. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  11. ^ Lamber, Natália; Mendes, Guilherme; Bittar, Bernardo (26 October 2017). "Placar da segunda denúncia contra Temer: veja como votou cada partido" (in Portuguese). Correio Braziliense. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
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