Three candidates who ran for the Finnish Parliament
in 2007 election: Riikka Manner (then Pakarinen), Rieti Jauhiainen (kok.
, in center) and Michael Laakasuo (vihr.
, on right).
Riikka Manner (née Pakarinen, born August 24, 1981 in Varkaus, Finland) is a Finnish Member of the European parliament since 2009. She represents the Centre Party.
She was elected to the Varkaus city council in 2008. She has worked as a press assistant to Eero Reijonen, Risto Autio, and Paavo Väyrynen. In 2009, she was elected to the European Parliament.