Finland (European Parliament constituency)

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This article is about the constituency in the European Parliament. For the country, see Finland.


Finland
European Parliament constituency
Finland (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Finland (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Created 1996
MEP(s) 16 (1996 - 1999)
14 (1999 - 2009)
13 (2009 - present)
Member State Finland
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Finland is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by thirteen MEPs. It covers the member state of Finland.

2014 election[edit]

The 2014 European election was the eight election to the European Parliament. Finland's representation remained at 13 MEPs.

2009 election[edit]

The 2009 European election was the seventh election to the European Parliament. The number of seats was decreased to thirteen.

MEPs 2009-2014[edit]

At the end of the Seventh European Parliament:

Name National Party EP group
Tarja Cronberg Vihreä liitto Greens/EFA
Sari Essayah Suomen Kristillisdemokraatit EPP
Satu Hassi Vihreä liitto Greens/EFA
Liisa Jaakonsaari Suomen Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue S&D
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Suomen Keskusta ALDE
Eija-Riitta Korhola Kansallinen Kokoomus EPP
Riikka Pakarinen Suomen Keskusta ALDE
Sirpa Pietikäinen Kansallinen Kokoomus EPP
Mitro Repo Suomen Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue S&D
Petri Sarvamaa Kansallinen Kokoomus EPP
Hannu Takkula Suomen Keskusta ALDE
Sampo Terho Perussuomalaiset EFD
Nils Torvalds Svenska folkpartiet ALDE

2004 election[edit]

Further information: MEPs for Finland 2004-2009

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament.

Both the Finnish Social Democratic Party and the Finnish Centre Party improved their vote at the expense of the conservative National Coalition Party and the Greens.

e • d Summary of the results of Finland's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
National Coalition Party (KOK) EPP 393,084 23.71 1.56 Decrease
4 / 14
0 Steady
Centre Party (KESK) ELDR 386,174 23.37 2.07 Increase
4 / 14
0 Steady
Social Democratic Party (SDP) PES 350,057 21.16 3.30 Increase
3 / 14
0 Steady
Green League (VIHR) + Independents EGP 172,668 10.43 3.00 Decrease
1 / 14
1 Decrease
Left Alliance (V) NGLA / PEL 151,316 9.13 0.05 Steady
1 / 14
0 Steady
Swedish People's Party (SFP) ELDR 94,326 5.70 1.07 Decrease
1 / 14
0 Steady
Christian Democrats (KD) None 70,845 4.28 1.89 Increase
0 / 14
1 Decrease
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 37,151 2.21
0 / 14
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,656,584 99.38
Blank and invalid votes 10,348 0.62
Totals 1,666,932 100.00
14 / 14
2 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 4,227,987 39.43 9.29 Increase
Source: [3]

1999 election[edit]

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

1996 election[edit]

This was the first European election in Finland.

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