Pirkanmaa (electoral district)

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Pirkanmaa (formerly Häme North) is an electoral district represented in the Finnish Eduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative region of Pirkanmaa, with a population of 453,978 (as of 2002). Pirkanmaa currently elects 18 members of the Eduskunta.

The constituency is largely urban, centred on the traditionally working-class city of Tampere. The largest party in the parliamentary elections has been the Social Democratic Party of Finland, although it has as many seats as the conservative National Coalition.

Current members of parliament 2011–[edit]

KD = Christian Democrats Kesk. = Centre Kok. = National Coalition SDP = Social Democrats Vas. = Left Alliance Vihr. = Greens

Election results[edit]

Finnish parliamentary election, 2011
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  National Coalition 5 0 27.8 22.3 61,034 -2.8%
  Social Democratic 4 -1 22.8 21.6 59,201 -2.2%
  Finns 4 +3 22.8 21.1 57,844 +16.2%
  Centre 2 -1 11.1 10.4 28,597 -5.9%
  Left Alliance 1 -1 5.6 8.3 22,817 -1.3%
  Green League 1 0 5.6 8.3 22,672 -0.4%
  Christian Democrat 1 0 5.6 5.0 13,605 -1.2%
  Pirate 0 0 0.0 0.9 2,539 +0.9%
  Communist Party 0 0 0.0 0.7 2,013 -0.8%
  other groups 0 0 0.0 1.4 3,539 n/a

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