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Soraya Thronicke

Soraya Thronicke
Senadora Soraya Thronicke.jpg
Thronicke in 2019
Senator for Mato Grosso do Sul
Assumed office

1 February 2019
Personal details
Born (1973-06-01) 1 June 1973 (age 47)

Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Political party PSL

Soraya Vieira Thronicke (born 1 June 1973) is a Brazilian politician and lawyer. She has spent her political career representing Mato Grosso do Sul, having served as state senator since 2019.[1]

Personal life [ edit ]

As is common in her home state Thronicke is of Brazilian German descent. Born in Dourados, Thronicke grew up in Campo Grande.[2] Before becoming a politician Thronicke was a lawyer. She is married and has a daughter.[2] Thronicke's family owen's multiple motels throughout Mato Grosso do Sul.[3]

Political career [ edit ]

In the 2018 Brazilian general election Thronicke, along with Nelsinho Trad was elected to the national senate from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Thronicke was the only woman on the ballot in the entire state that election year.[4] Strong themes of Thronicke's senate campaign agenda included anti-corruption and encouraging private property.[2]

Ideologically Thronicke identifies as economically liberal and socially conservative.[5] She is a supporter of Jair Bolsonaro, and campaigned with him on his run for president in 2018.[2]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Soraya Thronicke 177 (PSL) Senador - Mato Grosso do Sul - Eleições 2018" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Soraya Thronicke 177 (PSL) Senador - Mato Grosso do Sul - Eleições 2018" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. ^ Pavão, Gabriela (7 July 2015). "Motéis de MS têm suítes pantaneira, pub de rock e '50 Tons de Cinza'" (in Portuguese). O Globo. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  4. ^ de Jesus, Jesana (7 October 2018). "Nelsinho Trad (PTB) e Soraya Thronicke (PSL) são eleitos senadores por Mato Grosso do Sul" (in Portuguese). G1 Globo. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Eleições 2018: Onda conservadora cria bancada bolsonarista no congresso" (in Portuguese). El País. 8 October 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
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