Official Statistics of Finland

Parliamentary elections

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True Finns the biggest winner in the elections. Coalition Party the largest party in the Parliamentary elections 2011
29 Apr 2011
The True Finns emerged as the winner of the elections as the other parliamentary parties lost their support compared with the previous Parliamentary elections. The True Finns increased their support by 15.0 percentage points, thus gaining 19.1 per cent of the country's votes, which raised it from the smallest parliamentary party into the third largest party in Finland. The number of votes cast for the True Finns gave it 34 additional seats in Parliament. In total, the True Finns got 39 MPs and a total of 560,075 votes in the whole country, which is 447,819 votes more than in the Parliamentary elections 2007.

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Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2014.

Description: Parliamentary elections are held in Finland every four years. Statistics Finland produces official statistics from the elections; preliminary data are produced and made available on the Internet on the day following the actual polling day, final statistics (as a conventional paper publication) in the year following the election year.
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Change: Paper publication tables replaced by database tables
27 Mar 2012
Statistics Finland has discontinued the production of paper publications of statistics on elections.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Parliamentary elections [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6279. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 31.10.2014].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/evaa/index_en.html.

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