2014 National Coalition Party leadership election

The 2014 National Coalition Party leadership election was held in Lahti, Finland on 14 June 2014[1] to elect the new chair of the National Coalition Party. Incumbent party chair and Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen did not run for re-election because he was to be appointed a European Commissioner.

2014 National Coalition Party leadership election
14 June 2014 2016 →
  Alexander Stubb Oct, 2014.jpg Paula Risikko vid Nordiska Radets session 2011 i Kopenhamn.jpg Jan Vapaavuori.jpg
Candidate Alexander Stubb Paula Risikko Jan Vapaavuori
Popular vote 337 (1st round)
500.4 (2nd round)
266.4 (1st round)
349.2 (2nd round)
258.8 (1st round)
Percentage 39.1% (1st round)
58.9% (2nd round)
30.9% (1st round)
41.1% (2nd round)
30.0% (1st round)

Chair before election

Jyrki Katainen

Elected Chair

Alexander Stubb

Alexander Stubb, the Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, won the leadership election.[2] Paula Risikko, the Minister of Social Affairs and Health, finished second and Jan Vapaavuori, the Minister of Economic Affairs, finished third. On 24 June, Stubb was appointed Prime Minister of Finland. At the same time, Risikko was appointed Minister of Transportation and Local Government and Vapaavuori continued as Minister of Economic Affairs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mervola, Pekka (14 June 2014). "Kokoomuksen puheenjohtajakisa: Toiselle kierrokselle Risikko ja Stubb". Keskisuomalainen. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Alexander Stubb Kansallisen Kokoomuksen puheenjohtajaksi". National Coalition Party. Retrieved 23 April 2017.