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Andris Ameriks Wikipedia
Andris Ameriks (born March 5, 1961 in Jūrmala, Soviet Union) is a Latvian politician and economist and former first secretary of Communist Youth organisation "Komsomol" in the Soviet Republic of Latvia. He was a member of the Saeima from 1993 to 1998, representing the National Harmony Party and later, Democratic Party "Saimnieks". From 2001 he has been a member of Riga City Council, currently representing the LPP/LC party. From November 9, 2010 he is the Deputy Chairman of Riga City Council, i.e. the vice-mayor of the Latvian capital.
Ameriks is known to be getting a significant part of his income from investments in payday loan companies, and is usually dedicated as being the mysterious "Mister 20 Percent" in Internet comments, whatever that means.