European Parliament election, 2014 (Finland)

European Parliament election in Finland, 2014

25 May 2014

All 13 Finnish seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 39.1%[1]

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.

Results

 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 elected

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 votes

Candicate[4] Party Votes Change Municipality
Alexander Stubb National Coalition Party 148,190   Espoo
Jussi Halla-aho True Finns 80,772 Helsinki
Olli Rehn Centre Party 70,398   Helsinki
Paavo Väyrynen Centre Party 69,360   Keminmaa
Sari Essayah Christian Democrats 61,264 +7,461 Lapinlahti
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Centre Party 59,538 −20,618 Helsinki
Merja Kyllönen Left Alliance 58,611   Suomussalmi
Sirpa Pietikäinen National Coalition Party 49,842 −1,651 Hämeenlinna
Li Andersson Left Alliance 47,599   Turku
Liisa Jaakonsaari Social Democratic Party 44,061 −1,264 Oulu
Henna Virkkunen National Coalition Party 43,829   Jyväskylä
Miapetra Kumpula-Natri Social Democratic Party 40,734   Vaasa
Hannu Takkula Centre Party 39,809 +365 Oulu
Petri Sarvamaa National Coalition Party 37,862 +10,471 Helsinki
Sampo Terho True Finns 33,833 +24,459 Helsinki
Heidi Hautala Green League 31,725 −27,201 Helsinki
Nils Torvalds Swedish People's Party 29,355 +15,311 Helsinki
Eija-Riitta Korhola National Coalition Party 27,453 −24,055 Helsinki
Oras Tynkkynen Green League 24,805   Tampere
Timo Harakka Social Democratic Party 22,839   Helsinki
Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner True Finns 20,942   Porvoo

Opinion polling

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%

References

  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.
  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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