Helsinki (electoral district)

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Helsinki is an electoral district represented in the Finnish Eduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative area of the city of Helsinki, with a population of 591,306 (as of 2011). Helsinki currently elects 21 members of the Eduskunta.

The constituency is urban, including the city centre of Helsinki and its eastern, mainly working-class suburbs. It does not include most of the Greater Helsinki metropolitan area, which falls instead under the constituency of Uusimaa. The largest party in the 2011 election was the centre-right National Coalition Party.

Green League had its best result in Finland and Centre Party worst result in this district

Current members of parliament 2011–2015[edit]

National Coalition Party[edit]

Social Democratic Party of Finland[edit]

Green League[edit]

True Finns[edit]

Left Alliance[edit]

Swedish People's Party[edit]

Centre Party[edit]

Recent electoral results[edit]

Finnish parliamentary election, 2011
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  National Coalition 6 -2 28.6 27.3 94 957 -2.7%
  Social Democratic 4 -1 19.0 17.5 60 921 -3.8%
  Green League 4 -1 19.0 16.7 58 032 -3.4%
  Finns 3 +3 14.3 13.0 45 266 +10.1%
  Left Alliance 2 +1 9.5 10.4 36 332 +3.6%
  Swedish People's 1 0 4.8 5.8 20 007 -0.2%
  Centre 1 0 4.8 4.5 15 672 -2.4%
  other groups 0 0 0.0 4.8 16 698 n/a

See also[edit]