Satakunta (electoral district)

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Satakunta (formerly Turku Province North) is an electoral district represented in the Finnish Eduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative region of Satakunta, with a population of 235,416 (as of 2002). Satakunta currently elects nine members of the Eduskunta.

The constituency is largely rural, and the largest cities are Pori and Rauma. The largest parties in the parliamentary elections are the Social Democratic Party of Finland and the Centre Party.

Current members of parliament 2007–[edit]

Election results[edit]

Finnish parliamentary election, 2003
Party Seats Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Social Democratic 3 0 33.3 29.7 38,369 +1.8%
  Centre 3 +1 33.3 28.1 36,238 +4.4%
  National Coalition 2 0 22.2 28.1 21,662 -5.3%
  Left Alliance 1 -1 11.1 15.0 19,330 -0.4%
  Christian Democrat 0 -1 0.0 4.6 5,908 -0.2%
  Green League 0 0 0.0 3.5 4,492 +0.2%
  Finns 0 0 0.0 1.5 1,926 +0.8%
  other groups 0 0 0.0 0.9 1,162 n/a

See also[edit]