Parliament of Åland


The Lagting, or Lagtinget, is the parliament of Åland, an autonomous, demilitarised and unilingually Swedish-speaking territory of Finland. The Lagting has 30 seats.

Parliament of Åland

Ålands Lagting
Type
Type
Leadership
Roger Nordlund, Centre
since 4 November 2019
Structure
Seats30
Political groups
Government (19)
  •   Centre (9)
  •   Moderate Coalition (4)
  •   Non-aligned Coalition (4)
  •   Sustainable Initiative (2)

Opposition (11)

Elections
Last election
20 October 2019
Next election
2023
Meeting place
Mariehamn
Website
www.lagtinget.ax
A parliament chamber

Electoral system


The 30 members of the Parliament of Åland are elected every four years by proportional representation, with seats allocated using the d'Hondt method.[1]

Latest election


PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Åland Centre3,97027.849+2
Liberals for Åland2,80319.666–1
Moderate Coalition for Åland1,96713.804–1
Non-aligned Coalition1,93513.574+1
Åland Social Democrats1,3129.203–2
Sustainable Initiative1,1878.332+2
Future of Åland6664.671–1
Ålandic Democracy4182.9310
Total14,258100.00300
Valid votes14,25897.69
Invalid/blank votes3372.31
Total votes14,595100.00
Registered voters/turnout20,94669.68
Source: ASUB

1979–2019 Election table


election seats
ÅC MS ÅS ObS G Åfg ÅF ÅD HI
1979 14 9 4 3
1983 11 9 5 5
1987 9 8 5 4 2 2
1991 10 7 6 4 3
1995 9 8 6 4 3
1999 9 9 4 3 4 1
2003 7 7 4 6 3 1 2
2007 8 10 3 3 4 2
2011 7 6 4 6 4 3
2015 7 7 5 5 3 2 1
2019 9 6 4 3 4 1 1 2
Source: Ålands statistik- och utredningsbyrå

See also


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