1996 Finnish municipal elections

Finnish municipal election, 1996 was held in Finland on 20 October. The election had to be renewed in Keminmaa on 8 June because of uncertainties with advance voting.

National resultsEdit

Party Votes[1] Council seats
Number % Number Net ±
Social Democratic 583,562 24.55% 2,743 -387
Centre 518,305 21.81% 4,459 +461
National Coalition 514,313 21.64% 2,167 +158
Left Alliance 246,412 10.37% 1,128 -191
Green League 149,334 6.28% 292 -51
Swedish People's 129,518 5.45% 671 +7
Christian Democrat 75,494 3.18% 353 ±0
Young Finns 31,429 1.32% 29 new
Finns 21,999 0.93% 138 -216
Liberals 8,766 0.37% 25 -24
Communist Workers' Party – For Peace and Socialism 4,483 0.19% 3 +2
Pensioners' Party 2,417 0.10% 1 -1
Seniors' Party 2,033 0.09% 2 -3
Independence Party 1,364 0.06% 6 new
Natural Law Party 1,217 0.05% 0 new
KIPU 874 0.04% 1 -2
Others 85,420 3.59% 464 +123
Total 2,376,940 12,482 -89

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tilastokeskus. "Kunnallisvaalit 1976-2012, puolueiden kannatus". Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2014.