Northern Savonia (electoral district)

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Northern Savonia (formerly Kuopio) was an electoral district represented in the Finnish Eduskunta (parliament). Since 2013 it has been part of the Savonia Karelia electoral district. It covered the administrative region of Northern Savonia, with a population of about 251,000 (as of 2002). Northern Savonia currently elects ten members of the Eduskunta.

The constituency is largely rural, and the only major city in the area is Kuopio. The largest party in the 1999, 2003 and 2007 elections was the Centre Party.

Current members of parliament 2007–[edit]

Old election results[edit]

Finnish parliamentary election, 2003
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Centre 4 0 40.0 38.2 49,301 +2.5%
  Social Democratic 2 0 20.0 20.8 26,906 +1.2%
  Left Alliance 2 +1 20.0 12.0 15,429 -2.1%
  National Coalition 1 -1 10.0 11.9 15,425 -4.1%
  Christian Democrat 1 0 10.0 9.4 12,093 +4.9%
  Green League 0 0 0.0 5.7 7,399 +1.1%
  other groups 0 0 0.0 2.0 2,528 n/a

See also[edit]