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


Party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Åland Centre3,96627.9+6.29+2
Liberals for Åland2,78819.6-3.76-1
Moderate Coalition for Åland1,96213.8-4.04-1
Non-aligned Coalition1,92613.6+4.04+1
Åland Social Democrats1,2929.1–8.33–2
Sustainable Initiative1,1828.3+7.52+2
Future of Åland6594.6–2.81–1
Ålandic Democracy4193.0-0.610
Total14,194100-300
Registered voters/turnout69.1
Sources: Lagtings- och kommunalval på Åland 2019

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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