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2014 European Parliament election in Finland

The 2014 European Parliament election in Finland for the election of the delegation from Finland to the European Parliament took place on 25 May 2014 with advance voting from 14 to 20 May.[2] Finnish voters elected thirteen members to the European Parliament.

2014 European Parliament election in Finland

← 2009 25 May 2014 2019 →

All 13 Finnish seats to the European Parliament
Turnout39.1%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
  Alexander Stubb EPP October 2018 (44474967285) (cropped).jpg
Olli Rehn by Moritz Kosinsky 2.jpg
Jussi Halla-aho
Leader Alexander Stubb Olli Rehn Jussi Halla-aho
Party National Coalition Centre Finns
Alliance EPP ALDE MELD
Last election 3 seats, 23.2% 3 seats, 19.0% 1 seat, 9.8%
Seats won 3 3 2
Seat change Steady 0 Steady 0 Increase 1
Popular vote 390,376 339,895 222,457
Percentage 22.6% 19.7% 12.9%
Swing Decrease 0.6pp Increase 0.7pp Increase 3.1pp

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
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Heidi Hautala IF MOW 04-2011.jpg
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Leader Liisa Jaakonsaari Heidi Hautala Merja Kyllönen
Party Social Democratic Green League Left Alliance
Alliance PES EGP NGLA/PEL
Last election 2 seats, 17.5% 2 seats, 12.4% 0 seats, 5.9%
Seats won 2 1 1
Seat change Steady 0 Decrease 1 Increase 1
Popular vote 212,781 161,263 161,074
Percentage 12.3% 9.3% 9.3%
Swing Decrease 5.2pp Decrease 3.1pp Increase 3.4pp

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
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Sari Essayah Helsinki (cropped).jpg
Leader Nils Torvalds Sari Essayah
Party Swedish People's Christian Democrat
Alliance ALDE EPP
Last election 1 seat, 6.1% 1 seat, 4.2%
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Steady 0 Decrease 1
Popular vote 116,747 90,586
Percentage 6.8% 5.2%
Swing Increase 0.7pp Increase 1.0pp
Hustings panel with Finnish political party chairpersons and top candidates on Europe Day 2014. Left to right: Sari Essayah, Mikael Pentikäinen, Jyrki Katainen, Timo Soini, Carl Haglund, Liisa Jaakonsaari, Paavo Arhinmäki, Ville Niinistö.

ResultsEdit

e • d Summary of the results of Finland's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
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National party European party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
National Coalition Party (KOK) EPP 390,376 22.6 0.6  
3 / 13
0  
Centre Party (KESK) ALDE 339,895 19.7 0.6  
3 / 13
0  
Finns Party (PS) MELD 222,457 12.9 3.1  
2 / 13
1  
Social Democratic Party (SDP) PES 212,781 12.3 5.2  
2 / 13
0  
Green League (VIHR) EGP 161,263 9.3 3.1  
1 / 13
1  
Left Alliance (V) NGLA / PEL 161,074 9.3 3.4  
1 / 13
1  
Swedish People's Party (SFP) ALDE 116,747 6.8 0.7  
1 / 13
0  
Christian Democrats (KD) EPP 90,586 5.2 1.1  
0 / 13
1  
Pirate Party PPEU 12,378 0.7 0.7  
0 / 13
0  
Communist Party PEL 5,932 0.3 0.1  
0 / 13
0  
Independence Party None 5,668 0.3 0.1  
0 / 13
0  
Change 2011 None 4,768 0.3 0.3  
0 / 13
0  
For the Poor None 2,667 0.2 0.1  
0 / 13
0  
Blue and White Front AENM 1,176 0.1 0.1  
0 / 13
0  
Kristiina Ilmarinen None 526 0.0 0  
0 / 13
0  
Valid votes 1,728,294 99.4
Blank and invalid votes 9,743 0.6
Totals 1,738,037 100.00
13 / 13
0  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 4,440,297 41.0 0.7  
Source: Ministry of Justice

MEPs electedEdit

 
Largest party by municipality:
  National Coalition Party
  Centre Party
  Finns Party
  Social Democratic Party
  Left Alliance
  Swedish People's Party
  Christian Democrats
National Coalition Party
  1. Alexander Stubb* – 148,190 votes
  2. Sirpa Pietikäinen – 49,842 votes
  3. Henna Virkkunen – 43,829 votes
Centre Party
  1. Olli Rehn – 70,398 votes
  2. Paavo Väyrynen – 69,360 votes
  3. Anneli Jäätteenmäki – 59,538 votes
Finns Party
  1. Jussi Halla-aho – 80,772 votes
  2. Sampo Terho – 33,833 votes
Social Democratic Party
  1. Liisa Jaakonsaari – 44,061 votes
  2. Miapetra Kumpula-Natri – 40,734 votes
Green League
  1. Heidi Hautala – 31,725 votes
Left Alliance
  1. Merja Kyllönen – 58,611 votes
Swedish People's Party
  1. Nils Torvalds – 29,355 votes

* Note: Alexander Stubb was chosen to be National Coalition Party chairman in June, and was subsequently appointed Prime Minister. Stubb did not take his seat in the European Parliament. The seat went to Petri Sarvamaa, who had the fourth most votes (37,862) on the NCP list.[3]

Candidates receiving most personal votesEdit

Candicate[4] Party Votes Change Municipality
Alexander Stubb National Coalition Party 148190 148,190 0   Espoo
Jussi Halla-aho True Finns &8077280,772 0 Helsinki
Olli Rehn Centre Party &7039870,398 0   Helsinki
Paavo Väyrynen Centre Party &6936069,360 0   Keminmaa
Sari Essayah Christian Democrats &6126461,264 7461+7,461 Lapinlahti
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Centre Party &5953859,538 -20618−20,618 Helsinki
Merja Kyllönen Left Alliance &5861158,611 0   Suomussalmi
Sirpa Pietikäinen National Coalition Party &4984249,842 -1651−1,651 Hämeenlinna
Li Andersson Left Alliance &4759947,599 0   Turku
Liisa Jaakonsaari Social Democratic Party &4406144,061 -1264−1,264 Oulu
Henna Virkkunen National Coalition Party &4382943,829 0   Jyväskylä
Miapetra Kumpula-Natri Social Democratic Party &4073440,734 0   Vaasa
Hannu Takkula Centre Party &3980939,809 365+365 Oulu
Petri Sarvamaa National Coalition Party &3786237,862 10471+10,471 Helsinki
Sampo Terho True Finns &3383333,833 24459+24,459 Helsinki
Heidi Hautala Green League &3172531,725 -27201−27,201 Helsinki
Nils Torvalds Swedish People's Party &2935529,355 15311+15,311 Helsinki
Eija-Riitta Korhola National Coalition Party &2745327,453 -24055−24,055 Helsinki
Oras Tynkkynen Green League &2480524,805 0   Tampere
Timo Harakka Social Democratic Party &2283922,839 0   Helsinki
Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner True Finns &2094220,942 0   Porvoo

Opinion pollingEdit

 
Hustings panel for the European Parliament election in Haaga primary school, Helsinki, Finland, 15 April 2014. From left to right: Ozan Yanar (Greens), Jukka Mattila (panel moderator), Timo Harakka (Social Democratic Party), Marjatta Rasi (National Coalition Party).
Date Polling Firm NCP CEN SDP GREEN FP SPP LEFT CD Others
22 May 2014 Taloustutkimus 22.7% 17.6% 13.8% 10.0% 17.1% 4.3% 8.4% 4.4% 1.7%
17 May 2014 Tietoykkönen[5] 23.7% 18.9% 15.2% 8.1% 16.0% 4.1% 7.7% 4.4% 1.9%
20 March 2014 Taloustutkimus 23.8% 18.1% 16.3% 9.7% 17.8% 3.6% 6.5% 2.6% 1.6%
17 January 2014 Tietoykkönen 21.1% 20.8% 17.5% 8.9% 15.9% 4.1% 7.2% 3.3% 1.2%
19 November 2013 Taloustutkimus 22.7% 21.7% 15.4% 8.1% 17.0% 3.5% 7.1% 3.6% 0.9%
7 June 2009 Election Results 23.21% 19.03% 17.54% 12.40% 9.79% 6.09% 5.93% 4.17% 1.84%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2014 European elections – Results by country – Finland – European Parliament". Results of the 2014 European elections – Results by country – Finland – European Parliament.
  2. ^ "Aikataulut – Vaalit.fi". vaalit.fi. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.verkkouutiset.fi/politiikka/Petri%20Sarvamaa%20puoluekokouksessa%20video-22148
  4. ^ "Koko maa - Ehdokkaat äänimääräjärjestyksessä". Eurovaalit 2014 - tulospalvelu - yle.fi.
  5. ^ Iltalehti 17–18 May 2014, p. 2–3.

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