Åland Coalition

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The Åland Coalition (Swedish: Åländsk Samling) is a political alliance of the main political parties in the Åland Islands formed to contest the Åland seat in the Parliament of Finland. Its representative usually sits with the Swedish People's Party faction in Parliament.[1]

History[edit]

The Coalition first contested national elections in 1948,[2] when they won a single seat in the parliamentary elections.[3] Since then the alliance has retained its seat in every election, polling between 0.2% and 0.4% of the national vote.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finland p414
  2. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p611 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p620
  4. ^ Åländsk Samlingin ääntä – Åländsk Samling (Aland Coalition) ParlGov