16 Apr, 2019

Finland holds parliamentary elections

On 14 April, the citizens of Finland went to the polls, as the country held its 38th parliamentary elections. The voter turnout was 72%, which is the highest turnout in 30 years.

The Finnish ALDE member parties the Centre Party and the Swedish People’s Party of Finland (SFP) both presented their candidates for the elections. The Centre Party will have 31 seats in the new parliament, while the SFP maintains its 9 seats.

The lists of newly elected MPs are below in alphabetical order.

The Centre Party

Aittakumpu, Pekka

Heikkinen, Hannakaisa

Honkonen, Petri

Hoskonen, Hannu

Huttunen, Hanna

Kaikkonen, Antti

Kalli, Eeva

Kalmari, Anne

Kemppi, Hilkka

Kinnunen, Mikko

Kiviranta, Esko

Kivisaari, Pasi

Kosonen, Hanna

Kulmuni, Katri

Kurvinen, Antti

Kärnä, Mikko

Könttä, Joonas

Leppä, Jari

Lintilä, Mika

Lohi, Markus

Mattila, Hanna-Leena

Ovaska, Jouni

Pirttilahti, Arto

Pylväs, Juha

Rantakangas, Antti

Saarikko, Annika

Savola, Mikko

Sipilä, Juha

Torniainen, Ari

Vanhanen, Matti

Vehviläinen, Anu

The Swedish People’s Party of Finland

Adlercreutz, Anders

Bergqvist, Sandra

Biaudet, Eva

Blomqvist, Thomas

Henriksson, Anna-Maja

Norrback, Anders

Ollikainen, Mikko

Rehn-Kivi, Veronica

Strand, Joakim

From the Åland Islands, Mats Löfström was elected.

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