Mario Mieruch (born 16 August 1975) is a German politician, elected to the Bundestag in September 2017 as a member of Alternative for Germany. He left the party's parliamentary bloc the following month.
1 Life 2 Political career 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External links
Life Mieruch was born in Magdeburg. After compulsory military service, he completed a degree in mechatronics and has worked in industrial automation since 2000. Political career Mieruch was part of Wahlalternative 2013 and then became a founding member of Alternative for Germany. He was elected to the Bundestag on the party list in the September 2017 election. The following month, he followed the party leader Frauke Petry in leaving its parliamentary bloc to become an independent on grounds that it was failing to distance itself from right-wing extremist elements, in particular Björn Höcke. Personal life He lives in Metelen and has been married for twenty years. References
^ a b c d "Mario Mieruch" (in German). Alternative für Deutschland North Rhine-Westphalia. Retrieved 2017-10-05. ^ a b Bernd Schlusemann (2017-10-05). "Wahlkreiskandidat: Mario Mieruch verlässt die AfD-Fraktion im Bundestag". MünsterlandZeitung (in German). Retrieved 2017-10-05. ^ "Bundestag: Weiterer Abgeordneter verlässt AfD-Fraktion". Die Zeit (in German). 2017-10-04. ISSN 0044-2070. Retrieved 2017-10-04. ^ "Far-right German lawmaker quits over colleague's Nazi guilt remark". Times of Israel. AFP. 2017-10-05. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
Official biography at Bun