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European Parliament election, 2014 (Finland)

 

European Parliament election, 2014 (Finland)

European Parliament election in Finland, 2014

25 May 2014
All 13 Finnish seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 39.1%[1]

The 2014 European Parliament election in Finland for the election of the delegation from Finland to the European Parliament took place on 25 May 2014 with advance voting from 14 May to 20 May.[2] Finnish voters elected thirteen members to the European Parliament.

Contents

  • Results 1
  • MEPs elected 2
  • Opinion polling 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Results

MEPs elected

Largest party by municipality:
  National Coalition Party
  Centre Party
  Finns Party
  Social Democratic Party
  Left Alliance
  Swedish People's Party
  Christian Democrats
National Coalition Party
  1. Alexander Stubb* – 148,190 votes
  2. Sirpa Pietikäinen – 49,842 votes
  3. Henna Virkkunen – 43,829 votes
Centre Party
  1. Olli Rehn – 70,398 votes
  2. Paavo Väyrynen – 69,360 votes
  3. Anneli Jäätteenmäki – 59,538 votes
Finns Party
  1. Jussi Halla-aho – 80,772 votes
  2. Sampo Terho – 33,833 votes
Social Democratic Party
  1. Liisa Jaakonsaari – 44,061 votes
  2. Miapetra Kumpula-Natri – 40,734 votes
Green League
  1. Heidi Hautala – 31,725 votes
Left Alliance
  1. Merja Kyllönen – 58,611 votes
Swedish People's Party
  1. Nils Torvalds – 29,355 votes

* Note: Alexander Stubb was chosen to be National Coalition Party chairman in June, and was subsequently appointed Prime Minister. Stubb did not take his seat in the European Parliament. The seat went to Petri Sarvamaa, who had the fourth most votes (37,862) on the NCP list.[3]

Opinion polling

Hustings panel with Finnish political party chairpersons and top candidates on Europe Day 2014.
Hustings panel for the European Parliament election in Haaga primary school, Helsinki, Finland, 15 April 2014. From left to right: Ozan Yanar (Greens), Jukka Mattila (panel moderator), Timo Harakka (Social Democratic Party), Marjatta Rasi (National Coalition Party).
Date Polling Firm NCP CEN SDP GREEN FP SPP LEFT CD Others
22 May 2014 Taloustutkimus 22.7% 17.6% 13.8% 10.0% 17.1% 4.3% 8.4% 4.4% 1.7%
17 May 2014 Tietoykkönen[4] 23.7% 18.9% 15.2% 8.1% 16.0% 4.1% 7.7% 4.4% 1.9%
20 March 2014 Taloustutkimus 23.8% 18.1% 16.3% 9.7% 17.8% 3.6% 6.5% 2.6% 1.6%
17 January 2014 Tietoykkönen 21.1% 20.8% 17.5% 8.9% 15.9% 4.1% 7.2% 3.3% 1.2%
19 November 2013 Taloustutkimus 22.7% 21.7% 15.4% 8.1% 17.0% 3.5% 7.1% 3.6% 0.9%
7 Jun 2009 Election Results 23.21% 19.03% 17.54% 12.40% 9.79% 6.09% 5.93% 4.17% 1.84%

References

  1. ^ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/elections2014-results/en/country-results-fi-2014.html
  2. ^ http://www.vaalit.fi/fi/index/vaalit/europarlamenttivaalit/aikataulut.html
  3. ^ http://www.verkkouutiset.fi/politiikka/Petri%20Sarvamaa%20puoluekokouksessa%20video-22148
  4. ^ Iltalehti 17-18 May 2014, p. 2-3.

External links

  • Media related to European Parliament election, 2014 (Finland) at Wikimedia Commons
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