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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
Kansallinen Kokoomus (KOK)
National Coalition Party
Conservatism
Liberal conservatism 
 
1918
 
 
EPP
IDU 
 

 
 
    20,4% 44
Suomen Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue (SDP)
Finnish Social Democratic Party
Social democracy
 
 
1899
 
 
PES
SI 
  

 
 
    19,1% 42
Perussuomalaiset (PS)
True Finns
National conservatism
Social conservatism
Right-wing populism
1995
  
 
 
 
 

 
 
    19,0% 39
Suomen Keskusta (KESK)
Finnish Centre
Centrism
Agrarianism
  
1908
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 

 
 
    15,8% 35
Vasemmistoliitto (VAS)
Left Alliance
Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism 
 
1990
 
 
EL
 
 

 
 
    8,1% 14
Vihreä Liitto (VIHR)
Green Alliance
Green politics
 
 
1987
 
 
EGP
GG 
 

 
 
    7,2% 10
Svenska Folkepartiet i Finland (SFP)
Swedish People's Party in Finland
Minority interests (SWE)
Liberalism
 
1906
 
 
ALDE
 
 

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

 
 
    4,0% 6
Åland Coalition     0,4% 1
Others     1,7% -
Total     - 200
Turnout   70,4%

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

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