Future of Åland

The Future of Åland (Swedish: Ålands Framtid) is a separatist[2] political party on Åland. As a member of the European Free Alliance, the goal of the party is to make Åland an independent state.

Future of Åland
Ålands Framtid
LeaderPia Eriksson
Founded2001
Split fromÅland Centre[1]
HeadquartersBox 69, AX-22101 Mariehamn
IdeologyLiberalism
Ålandic independence[2]
Souverainism
Cultural conservatism
Pacifism
Political positionCentre[3] to centre-right[4]
European affiliationEuropean Free Alliance
Nordic affiliationCentre Group
ColoursOrange
SloganVi visar vägen. (We'll show the way.)
Parliament of Åland
1 / 30
Municipalities
3 / 208
Website
www.alandsframtid.ax

At the 2003 elections, the party won 6.5% of popular votes and 2 out of 30 seats. In the 21 October 2007 parliamentary elections, the party won 8.1% of the popular vote and 2 out of 30 seats. In the 2011 elections, the party won 9.7% of the vote and 3 out of 30 seats. In the 2015 elections, the party won 7.4% and 2 seats. In the 2019 elections the party won only one of the 30 seats.

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  1. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (31 May 2022). Parties and Elections in Europe: Parliamentary Elections and Governments Since 1945, European Parliament Elections, Political Orientation and History of Parties. Books on Demand. p. 208. ISBN 9783756218882.
  2. ^ a b Nordsieck, Wolfram (2019). "Åland/Finland". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  3. ^ Mac Dougall, David (16 October 2017). "Viva Åland! Independence Dream Not Dead, But More Autonomy Comes First". News Now Finland. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  4. ^ Hepburn, Eve (5 May 2014). "Forging autonomy in a unitary state: The Åland Islands in Finland" (PDF). Comparative European Politics. 12 (4–5): 468–487. doi:10.1057/cep.2014.10. hdl:20.500.11820/86533d16-8e3d-47fd-9356-79d30a3e2b0a. S2CID 144944459.

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