List of members of the Parliament of Finland

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The 36th Eduskunta[1] follows the parliamentary election held on 17 April 2011. There are 200 MPs in the parliament. The current government is 72nd in order,[2] as there have been on average two governments per parliament.

As elected[edit]

Name Party Electoral district Number of votes Office
Timo Soini True Finns Uusimaa 43,437 Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
Alexander Stubb National Coalition Party Uusimaa 41,768 Prime Minister
Jyrki Katainen National Coalition Party Uusimaa 23,962
Paavo Arhinmäki Left Alliance Helsinki 17,226 Minister of Culture and Sport
fi:Lauri Ihalainen Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 15,085 Minister of Labour
Jussi Halla-aho True Finns Helsinki 15,074
Maria Guzenina-Richardson Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 14,581 Minister for Health and Social Services
fi:Heli Paasio Social Democratic Party of Finland Finland Proper 13,958
Ben Zyskowicz National Coalition Party Helsinki 13,407
Ritva Elomaa True Finns Finland Proper 13,121
Stefan Wallin Swedish People's Party of Finland Finland Proper 12,366
Paula Risikko National Coalition Party Vaasa 11,907 Minister for Social Affairs and Health
Jutta Urpilainen Social Democratic Party of Finland Vaasa 11,670 Minister of Finance
Jan Vapaavuori National Coalition Party Helsinki 11,203 Minister of Economic Affairs
fi:Petteri Orpo National Coalition Party Finland Proper 11,018 Chairman of the NCP parliamentary group
fi:Hanna Tainio Social Democratic Party of Finland Pirkanmaa 10,400
fi:Anne-Mari Virolainen National Coalition Party Finland Proper 10,041
Erkki Tuomioja Social Democratic Party of Finland Helsinki 9,970 Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tapani Tölli Centre Party Oulu 9,777
Eero Heinäluoma Social Democratic Party of Finland Helsinki 9,501 Speaker of the Parliament
fi:Anne Kalmari Centre Party Central Finland 9,288
fi:Laila Koskela True Finns Pirkanmaa 9,172
fi:Lea Mäkipää True Finns Pirkanmaa 9,034
Pentti Oinonen True Finns Northern Savonia 8,920
Mari Kiviniemi Centre Party Helsinki 8,812
fi:Katja Taimela Social Democratic Party of Finland Finland Proper 8,498
Anna-Maja Henriksson Swedish People's Party of Finland Vaasa 8,392 Minister of Justice
Mikael Jungner Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 8,380
fi:Saara Karhu Social Democratic Party of Finland Pirkanmaa 8,327
fi:Anneli Kiljunen Social Democratic Party of Finland Kymi 8,294
Osmo Soininvaara Green League Helsinki 8,285
fi:Sofia Vikman National Coalition Party Pirkanmaa 8,279
Vesa-Matti Saarakkala True Finns Vaasa 8,276
Susanna Huovinen Social Democratic Party of Finland Central Finland 8,271
Tuija Brax Green League Uusimaa 7,882 Chairwoman of the Audit Committee
fi:Merja Kyllönen Left Alliance Oulu 7,837 Minister of Transport
Ilkka Kanerva National Coalition Party Finland Proper 7,820
fi:Pia Viitanen Social Democratic Party of Finland Pirkanmaa 7,786
fi:Krista Kiuru Social Democratic Party of Finland Satakunta 7,730 Minister for Housing and Communications
fi:Annika Lapintie Left Alliance Finland Proper 7,723 Chairwoman of the Left Alliance parliamentary group
fi:Riita Myller Social Democratic Party of Finland North Karelia 7,700
fi:Markus Mustajärvi Independent (elected as Left Alliance MP) × Lapland 7,621
Johannes Koskinen Social Democratic Party of Finland Tavastia 7,603 Chairman of the Constitutional Law Committee
fi:Maarit Feldt-Ranta Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 7,546
Anni Sinnemäki Green League Helsinki 7,513
Pekka Haavisto Green League Helsinki 7,470 Chairman of the Green League parliamentary group
Sari Sarkomaa National Coalition Party Helsinki 7,457
Reijo Hongisto True Finns Vaasa 7,444
Oras Tynkkynen Green League Pirkanmaa 7,406
fi:Thomas Blomqvist Swedish People's Party of Finland Uusimaa 7,362
Paula Lehtomäki Centre Party Uusimaa 7,356
fi:Miapetra Kumpula-Natri Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 7,324
fi:Henna Virkkunen National Coalition Party Central Finland 7,127 Minister of Public Administration and Local Government
fi:Kristiina Salonen Social Democratic Party of Finland Satakunta 7,124
Mauri Pekkarinen Centre Party Central Finland 7,112 Chairman of the Commerce Committee
Jyri Häkämies National Coalition Party Kymi 7,098
fi:Kimmo Tiilikainen Centre Party Kymi 7,094 Chairman of the Centre Party parliamentary group
Seppo Kääriäinen Centre Party Northern Savonia 7,061
fi:Johanna Ojala-Niemelä Social Democratic Party of Finland Lapland 7,052
fi:Arto Satonen National Coalition Party Pirkanmaa 7,021 Chairman of the Transport and Communications Committee
Päivi Räsänen Christian Democrats Tavastia 6,995 Minister of the Interior
fi:Antti Rantakangas Centre Party Oulu 6,994
fi:Elsi Katainen Centre Party Northern Savonia 6,960
Elisabeth Nauclér Åland representative Åland 6,925
fi:Tuomo Puumala Centre Party Vaasa 6,898
fi:Mirja Vehkaperä Centre Party Oulu 6,852
fi:Jukka Gustafsson Social Democratic Party of Finland Pirkanmaa 6,793 Minister of Education
Tarja Filatov Social Democratic Party of Finland Tavastia 6,782 Chairwoman of the Employment and Equality Committee
Kari Rajamäki Social Democratic Party of Finland Northern Savonia 6,776
fi:Ari Jalonen True Finns Satakunta 6,721
fi:Lasse Hautala Centre Party Vaasa 6,592
fi:Anssi Joutsenlahti True Finns Satakunta 6,583 2nd Deputy Speaker of the Parliament
fi:Timo Heinonen National Coalition Party Tavastia 6,526
fi:Pertti Virtanen True Finns Pirkanmaa 6,526
fi:Sampsa Kataja National Coalition Party Satakunta 6,425
fi:Olli Immonen True Finns Oulu 6,419
fi:Pertti Hemmilä National Coalition Party Finland Proper 6,413
fi:Christina Gestrin Swedish People's Party of Finland Uusimaa 6,408
fi:Ilkka Kantola Social Democratic Party of Finland Finland Proper 6,339
Anu Vehviläinen Centre Party North Karelia 6,296
fi:Inkeri Kerola Centre Party Oulu 6,289
fi:Pertti Salolainen National Coalition Party Helsinki 6,205
fi:Lauri Heikkilä True Finns Finland Proper 6,199
fi:Kimmo Sasi National Coalition Party Pirkanmaa 6,164 Chairman of the Finance Committee
fi:Anne Louhelainen True Finns Tavastia 6,160
Martti Korhonen Left Alliance Oulu 6,147 Chairman of the Environment Committee
Ulla-Maj Wideroos Swedish People's Party of Finland Vaasa 6,077
fi:Esko Kiviranta Centre Party Finland Proper 6,035
fi:Outi Mäkelä National Coalition Party Uusimaa 6,024
fi:Mikko Savola Centre Party Vaasa 5,985
fi:Jaana Pelkonen National Coalition Party Helsinki 5,897
Sirkka-Liisa Anttila Centre Party Tavastia 5,882
fi:Kari Tolvanen National Coalition Party Uusimaa 5,879
fi:Sanni Grahn-Laasonen National Coalition Party Tavastia 5,866
fi:Lenita Toivakka National Coalition Party Southern Savonia 5,783
fi:Jouni Backman Social Democratic Party of Finland Southern Savonia 5,745 Chairman of the Social Democratic parliamentary group
fi:Reijo Tossavainen True Finns Kymi 5,725
fi:Pekka Ravi National Coalition Party North Karelia 5,723 1st Deputy Speaker of the Parliament
fi:Mats Nylund Swedish People's Party of Finland Vaasa 5,709
fi:Risto Kalliorinne Left Alliance Oulu 5,669
fi:Lars Gästgivars Swedish People's Party of Finland Vaasa 5,650
fi:Jari Leppä Centre Party Southern Savonia 5,570 Chairman of the Agriculture and Forestry Committee
fi:Juha Sipilä Centre Party Oulu 5,543
fi:Juha Rehula Centre Party Tavastia 5,550 Chairman of the Social Affairs and Health Committee
fi:Ville Vähämäki True Finns Oulu 5,534
fi:Arto Pirttilahti Centre Party Pirkanmaa 5,516
James Hirvisaari Change 2011 (elected as True Finns MP) ×× Tavastia 5,498
fi:Jari Lindström True Finns Kymi 5,450
fi:Sirpa Paatero Social Democratic Party of Finland Kymi 5,392
fi:Timo Korhonen Centre Party Oulu 5,369
Ville Niinistö Green League Finland Proper 5,362 Minister of the Environment
fi:Juha Eerola True Finns Kymi 5,350
fi:Peter Östman Christian Democrats Vaasa 5,349 Chairman of the Christian Democrats parliamentary group
fi:Pauli Kiuru National Coalition Party Pirkanmaa 5,340
fi:Eero Reijonen Centre Party North Karelia 5,318
fi:Tytti Tuppurainen Social Democratic Party of Finland Oulu 5,313
fi:Mika Kari Social Democratic Party of Finland Tavastia 5,280
fi:Kalle Jokinen National Coalition Party Tavastia 5,271
Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto Green League Helsinki 5,240
fi:Jouko Skinnari Social Democratic Party of Finland Tavastia 5,186
Timo Kalli Centre Party Satakunta 5,163
fi:Ari Torniainen Centre Party Kymi 5,157
fi:Ismo Soukola True Finns Tavastia 5,059
fi:Mika Lintilä Centre Party Vaasa 5,035
fi:Heiki Autto National Coalition Party Lapland 5,025
Astrid Thors Swedish People's Party of Finland Helsinki 4,983
fi:Kauko Tuupainen True Finns Central Finland 4,977
fi:Katri Komi Centre Party Southern Savonia 4,964
fi:Jussi Niinistö True Finns Uusimaa 4,911 Chairman of the Defence Committee
fi:Mikaela Nylander Swedish People's Party of Finland Uusimaa 4,906 Chairwoman of the Swedish parliamentary group
fi:Rakel Hiltunen Social Democratic Party of Finland Helsinki 4,882
fi:Maria Lohela True Finns Finland Proper 4,873
fi:Lasse Männistö National Coalition Party Helsinki 4,866
fi:Antti Lindtman Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 4,805
fi:Leena Harkimo National Coalition Party Uusimaa 4,782
fi:Eeva Maria Maijala Centre Party Lapland 4,692
fi:Silvia Modig Left Alliance Helsinki 4,681
fi:Osmo Kokko True Finns North Karelia 4,677
fi:Jyrki Yrttiaho Independent (elected as Left Alliance MP) × Finland Proper 4,634
fi:Sari Palm Christian Democrats Kymi 4,621
fi:Tapani Mäkinen National Coalition Party Uusimaa 4,592
fi:Harri Jaskari National Coalition Party Pirkanmaa 4,556
fi:Pauliina Viitamies Social Democratic Party of Finland Southern Savonia 4,470
fi:Martti Mölsä True Finns Pirkanmaa 4,423
fi:Päivi Lipponen Social Democratic Party of Finland Helsinki 4,381 Chairwoman of the Committee for the Future
fi:Tom Packalén True Finns Helsinki 4,380
fi:Kimmo Kivelä True Finns Northern Savonia 4,366
fi:Jukka Kärnä Social Democratic Party of Finland Kymi 4,325
fi:Merja Kuusisto Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 4,324
fi:Jukka Kopra National Coalition Party Kymi 4,303
fi:Anna Kontula Left Alliance Pirkanmaa 4,262
fi:Matti Saarinen Social Democratic Party of Finland Uusimaa 4,253
fi:Tuula Väätäinen Social Democratic Party of Finland Northern Savonia 4,244
Sinuhe Wallinheimo National Coalition Party Central Finland 4,228
fi:Raija Vahasalo National Coalition Party Uusimaa 4,206 Chairwoman of the Education and Culture Committee
fi:Raimo Piirainen Social Democratic Party of Finland Oulu 4,187
fi:Annika Saarikko Centre Party Finland Proper 4,185
Jani Toivola Green League Uusimaa 4,174
fi:Aila Paloniemi Centre Party Central Finland 4,146
Mikko Alatalo Centre Party Pirkanmaa 4,140
fi:Suna Kymäläinen Social Democratic Party of Finland Kymi 4,098
fi:Markku Rossi Centre Party Northern Savonia 4,068
fi:Jouko Jääskeläinen Christian Democrats Uusimaa 4,026
fi:Anna-Kaisa Pekonen Left Alliance Tavastia 4,010
Eero Lehti National Coalition Party Uusimaa 3,993
fi:Pentti Kettunen True Finns Oulu 3,990
fi:Eila Tiainen Left Alliance Central Finland 3,955
Anne Holmlund National Coalition Party Satakunta 3,952 Chairwoman of the Legal Affairs Committee
fi:Pirkko Mattila True Finns Oulu 3,947 Chairwoman of the Administration Committee
fi:Antti Kaikkonen Centre Party Uusimaa 3,929
Johanna Karimäki Green League Uusimaa 3,887
fi:Sauli Ahvenjärvi Christian Democrats Satakunta 3,880
fi:Simo Rundgren Centre Party Lapland 3,825
fi:Markku Mäntymaa National Coalition Party Vaasa 3,806
fi:Janne Sankelo National Coalition Party Vaasa 3,792
fi:Eeva-Johanna Eloranta Social Democratic Party of Finland Finland Proper 3,648
fi:Markus Lohi Centre Party Lapland 3,615
fi:Pia Kauma National Coalition Party Uusimaa 3,551
fi:Esko Kurvinen National Coalition Party Oulu 3,546
fi:Leena Rauhala Christian Democrats Pirkanmaa 3,511
Eero Suutari (fi) National Coalition Party Oulu 3,495
fi:Tuula Peltonen Social Democratic Party of Finland Central Finland 3,481
fi:Kari Uotila Left Alliance Uusimaa 3,468
fi:Markku Eestilä National Coalition Party Northern Savonia 3,428
fi:Teuvo Hakkarainen True Finns Central Finland 3,371
Marjo Matikainen-Kallström National Coalition Party Uusimaa 3,360
fi:Jari Myllykoski Left Alliance Satakunta 3,321
fi:Sanna Lauslahti National Coalition Party Uusimaa 3,312
fi:Erkki Virtanen Left Alliance Northern Savonia 3,179
Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner True Finns Uusimaa 3,100 Chairwoman of the True Finns parliamentary group
fi:Hanna Mäntylä True Finns Lapland 3,064
fi:Johanna Jurva True Finns Uusimaa 2,970
Pietari Jääskeläinen True Finns Uusimaa 2,968
Juha Väätäinen True Finns Helsinki 2,914
fi:Maria Tolppanen True Finns Vaasa 2,855
fi:Mika Niikko True Finns Uusimaa 2,703
fi:Kaj Turunen True Finns Southern Savonia 2,631
fi:Merja Mäkisalo-Ropponen Social Democratic Party of Finland North Karelia 2,519
fi:Arja Juvonen True Finns Uusimaa 2,553
fi:Satu Haapanen Green League Oulu 2,315
Source: Finnish Election Commission 1, 2, Committee chairs, English names of the committees, Parliamentary group chairs, Speaker and deputy Speakers

× Note: two Left Alliance MPs were expelled from their parliamentary group on 30 June 2011.[3] They later founded a parliamentary group called Left Group (which, however, is not a party).[4]
×× Note: James Hirvisaari was expelled from the True Finns in October 2013, after which he joined the Change 2011 party.[5]

The average age of elected MPs was 48. The youngest MP is Olli Immonen, 25 at the time of the election, and the oldest MP is Kauko Tuupainen, 70 at the time of the election – both are True Finns MPs.[6][7]

The Parliament has 115 male MPs and 85 female MPs.[8] Of the parties the True Finns have the highest portion of male MPs in their ranks (72%), while the Social Democratic Party has the highest portion of female MPs (64%).[8]

Government formation[edit]

Midterm replacements[edit]

  • Jyri Häkämies (National Coalition Party) was replaced by Anu Urpalainen of the same party on 21 November 2012.[9]
  • Astrid Thors (Swedish People's Party) was replaced by Jörn Donner of the same party on 5 September 2013.[10]
  • Henna Virkkunen (National Coalition Party) was replaced by Mikael Palola of the same party on 4 July 2014.[11]
  • Jussi Halla-aho (True Finns) was replaced by Mika Raatikainen of the same party on 4 July 2014.[12]
  • Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (Social Democratic Party) was replaced by Harry Wallin of the same party on 4 July 2014.[13]
  • Merja Kyllönen (Left Alliance) was replaced by Katja Hänninen of the same party on 4 July 2014.[14]
  • Jyrki Katainen (National Coalition Party) was replaced by Elina Lepomäki of the same party on 4 July 2014.[15]
  • Mari Kiviniemi (Centre Party) was replaced by Terhi Peltokorpi of the same party on 9 September 2014.[16]
  • Anni Sinnemäki (Green League) was replaced by Johanna Sumuvuori of the same party on 14 January 2015.[17]

References[edit]