Home  ·  Calendar  ·  Countries  ·  References  ·  Links  ·  Content         
    Parties and Elections in Europe            
 FINLAND

Legislative elections: Eduskunta, 4-year term, 200 seats, party-list PR:
           · President: Sauli Niinistö (KOK) · State Minister: Alexander Stubb (KOK) · Government: KOK, SDP, VIHR, SFP, KD

Party 2015 2011
Suomen Keskusta (KESK)
Centre of Finland
Centrism
Agrarianism
  
1908
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 

 
 
21,1% 49 15,8% 35
Kansallinen Kokoomus (KOK)
National Coalition Party
Conservatism
Liberal conservatism 
 
1918
 
 
EPP
IDU 
 

 
 
18,2% 37 20,4% 44
Perussuomalaiset (PS)
True Finns
National conservatism
Social conservatism
Right-wing populism
1995
  
 
 
 
 

 
 
17,6% 38 19,0% 39
Suomen Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue (SDP)
Social Democratic Party of Finland
Social democracy
 
 
1899
 
 
PES
SI 
  

 
 
16,5% 34 19,1% 42
Vihreä Liitto (VIHR)
Green Alliance
Green politics
 
 
1987
 
 
EGP
GG 
 

 
 
8,5% 15 7,2% 10
Vasemmistoliitto (VAS)
Left Alliance
Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism 
 
1990
 
 
EL
 
 

 
 
7,1% 12 8,1% 14
Svenska Folkepartiet i Finland (SFP)
Swedish People's Party in Finland
Minority interests (SWE)
Liberalism
 
1906
 
 
ALDE
 
 

 
 
4,9% 9 4,3% 9
Suomen Kristillisdemokraatit (KD)
Christian Democrats of Finland
Christian democracy
Social conservatism 
 
1958
 
 
EPP
 
 

 
 
3,5% 5 4,0% 6
Åland  0,4% 1 0,4% 1
Others 2,1% - 1,7% -
Total - 200 - 200
Turnout 70,1% 70,4%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministry of Justice (http://www.vaalit.fi).

Archive: Governments · Elections (1945-2011).