In the elections in Finland, the Social Democrats increased their vote share. Now, the party needs to win the hearts of younger voters. This may be challenging as the highly popular Sanna Marin announced her resignation as party leader. The Social Democrats (SDP) performed well in the elections, with 19.9 per cent of the vote […]
Parliamentary elections in Finland tend to be nerve-wracking. Like last time, this time the top three parties also ended up within one percentage point of each other. Four years ago, the difference in seats between the first and the third party was two. This time, the very similar vote share was divided differently between the […]
Finnish elections : This is the first time the Finnish president has been elected in the first round of the direct popular vote.
Finnish local elections take place in the spring in an atmosphere of uncertainty. Public health and social services as well as education are traditional themes of municipal elections. The elections are only two months away and due to government reform plans it remains unknown whether the municipalities will be responsible for providing those services in […]
First, it has been almost two years since the last general elections of any form. The April elections will measure not just the local balance of power but the support the present centre-right government is enjoying among the electorate. The international trend has been that despite their sophisticated methods the pollsters have faced difficulties in […]