European Parliament election, 2014 (Finland)

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European Parliament election in Finland, 2014
Finland
2009 ←
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.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Finland's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
National Coalition Party (KOK) EPP 390,376 22.6 0.6 Decrease
3 / 13
0 Steady
Centre Party (KESK) ALDE 339,895 19.7 0.6 Increase
3 / 13
0 Steady
Finns Party (PS) MELD 222,457 12.9 3.1 Increase
2 / 13
1 Increase
Social Democratic Party (SDP) PES 212,781 12.3 5.2 Decrease
2 / 13
0 Steady
Green League (VIHR) EGP 161,263 9.3 3.1 Decrease
1 / 13
1 Decrease
Left Alliance (V) NGLA / PEL 161,074 9.3 3.4 Increase
1 / 13
1 Increase
Swedish People's Party (SFP) ALDE 116,747 6.8 0.7 Increase
1 / 13
0 Steady
Christian Democrats (KD) EPP 90,586 5.2 1.1 Increase
0 / 13
1 Decrease
Pirate Party PPEU 12,378 0.7 0.7 Increase
0 / 13
0 Steady
Communist Party PEL 5,932 0.3 0.1 Decrease
0 / 13
0 Steady
Independence Party None 5,668 0.3 0.1 Increase
0 / 13
0 Steady
Change 2011 None 4,768 0.3 0.3 Increase
0 / 13
0 Steady
For the Poor None 2,667 0.2 0.1 Decrease
0 / 13
0 Steady
Blue and White Front AENM 1,176 0.1 0.1 Increase
0 / 13
0 Steady
Kristiina Ilmarinen None 526 0.0 0 Steady
0 / 13
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,728,294 99.4
Blank and invalid votes 9,743 0.6
Totals 1,738,037 100.00
13 / 13
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 4,440,297 41.0 0.7 Increase
Source: Ministry of Justice

MEPs elected[edit]

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[edit]

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%

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