As an AI language model, I don’t have real-time data, so I cannot provide you with a list of the top 10 newcomers in the political world specifically for the year 2022. However, I can provide some general information about noteworthy political newcomers in recent years leading up to 2022. It’s important to note that political landscapes vary by country and region, so the following examples may not be universally applicable:
1. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (United States) – Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018, she became a prominent member of the Democratic Party and a vocal advocate for progressive policies.
2. Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand) – Became the Prime Minister of New Zealand in 2017 at the age of 37, representing the Labour Party. She gained international recognition for her leadership and handling of crises, including the Christchurch mosque shootings in 2019.
3. Matteo Salvini (Italy) – Leader of the far-right political party, Lega Nord (now known as Lega), Salvini became Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior in 2018, playing a significant role in shaping Italian politics, particularly concerning immigration and Euroscepticism.
4. Pete Buttigieg (United States) – In 2020, Buttigieg ran for the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States. He also served as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana and has been credited with bringing attention to and discussions on generational change and LGBTQ+ representation in politics.
5. Sanna Marin (Finland) – In 2019, Marin became the Prime Minister of Finland, leading the Social Democratic Party. As the world’s youngest serving prime minister at the time, she brought attention to generational shifts and gender equality in politics.
6. Abiy Ahmed (Ethiopia) – He became the Prime Minister of Ethiopia in 2018 and implemented significant political and economic reforms, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation.
7. Jair Bolsonaro (Brazil) – A retired military officer, Bolsonaro was elected as the President of Brazil in 2018. Known for his controversial statements and right-wing policies, he has been a polarizing figure domestically and internationally.
8. Zuzana Čaputová (Slovakia) – In 2019, she became the first female President of Slovakia and focused her campaign on anticorruption measures, environmental issues, and civil rights.
9. Volodymyr Zelensky (Ukraine) – Zelensky, a comedian and actor, won the Ukrainian presidential election in 2019. He played a fictional president on a popular TV series and ran on a platform of anti-corruption initiatives and political reforms.
10. Kais Saied (Tunisia) – Elected as the President of Tunisia in 2019, Saied was a law professor known for his conservative values and focus on decentralization, education, and fighting corruption.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there may be other notable political newcomers from various countries around the world in recent years.