Finland (European Parliament constituency)


For elections in the European Union, Finland is a European Parliament constituency, currently represented by thirteen MEPs. It covers the member state of Finland.

Finland
European Parliament constituency
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateFinland
Created1996
MEPs16 (1996–1999)
14 (1999–2009)
13 (2009–present)
Sources

2014 election


The 2014 European election was the eight election to the European Parliament. Finland's representation remained at 13 MEPs.

2009 election


The 2009 European election was the seventh election to the European Parliament. The number of seats was decreased to thirteen.

MEPs 2009–2014

At the end of the Seventh European Parliament:

NameNational partyEP group
Tarja CronbergVihreä liittoGreens/EFA
Sari EssayahSuomen KristillisdemokraatitEPP
Satu HassiVihreä liittoGreens/EFA
Liisa JaakonsaariSuomen Sosialidemokraattinen PuolueS&D
Anneli JäätteenmäkiSuomen KeskustaALDE
Eija-Riitta KorholaKansallinen KokoomusEPP
Riikka PakarinenSuomen KeskustaALDE
Sirpa PietikäinenKansallinen KokoomusEPP
Mitro RepoSuomen Sosialidemokraattinen PuolueS&D
Petri SarvamaaKansallinen KokoomusEPP
Hannu TakkulaSuomen KeskustaALDE
Sampo TerhoPerussuomalaisetEFD
Nils TorvaldsSvenska folkpartietALDE

2004 election


The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament.

Both the Finnish Social Democratic Party and the Finnish Centre Party improved their vote at the expense of the conservative National Coalition Party and the Greens.

e  d Summary of the results of Finland's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
National Coalition Party (KOK) EPP 393,084 23.71 1.56
4 / 14
0
Centre Party (KESK) ELDR 386,174 23.37 2.07
4 / 14
0
Social Democratic Party (SDP) PES 350,057 21.16 3.30
3 / 14
0
Green League (VIHR) + Independents EGP 172,668 10.43 3.00
1 / 14
1
Left Alliance (V) NGLA / PEL 151,316 9.13 0.05
1 / 14
0
Swedish People's Party (SFP) ELDR 94,326 5.70 1.07
1 / 14
0
Christian Democrats (KD) None 70,845 4.28 1.89
0 / 14
1
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 37,151 2.21
0 / 14
0
Valid votes 1,656,584 99.38
Blank and invalid votes 10,348 0.62
Totals 1,666,932 100.00
14 / 14
2
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 4,227,987 39.43 9.29
Source:

1999 election


The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

1996 election


This was the first European election in Finland.

References