2019 European Parliament election in Finland

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Reports, analyses and information on the electoral campaign and the aftermath of the European Parliament election held in Finland on 26 May 2019.

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The electoral campaign was dominated by the issues of climate change and immigration.

The centre-right National Coalition Party continued its 20-year-long winning streak in the European elections with 20,8% of the vote. The Greens came second (16%), followed by the Social Democrats (14,6%), the far-right Finns Party ( 13,8%) and the Centre Party (13%). The Left Alliance and the Swedish People's Party each kept their one seat.

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Commentary and Analysis
EurActiv, 10/05/2019: EU country briefing: Finland https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-elections-2019/news/eu-country-briefing-finland/
VOXEurop, 17/05/2019: Immigration tops the agenda, though climate change also looms large https://voxeurop.eu/en/2019/27-voices-europe-finland-5123191

EUObserver, 24/05/2019: Poll: Finland's Green party to surge in EU elections https://euobserver.com/tickers/144979
Uutiset, 26/05/2019: Greens surge in Finland’s EU Parliament election, Centre Party spurned https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/greens_surge_in_finlands_eu_parliament_election_centre_party_spurned/10802973
Helsinki Times, 27/05/2019: Pro-EU parties emerge victorious in European elections in Finland http://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland/finland-news/politics/16446-pro-eu-parties-emerge-victorious-in-european-elections-in-finland.html
The New Federalist, 31/05/2019: Finland: Centre-right wins European elections but candidates for EU top jobs come from elsewhere https://www.thenewfederalist.eu/finland-centre-right-wins-european-elections-but-candidates-for-eu-top

European Elections.eu: How to Vote in Finland https://www.european-elections.eu/how-to-vote/finland
Election Results.eu: National Results Finland https://election-results.eu/national-results/finland/2019-2024/

ESO Records
European Parliament elections, 23-26 May 2019 https://www.europeansources.info/record/european-parliament-elections-23-26-may-2019/
Political campaign ahead of 2019 European Parliament elections https://www.europeansources.info/record/political-campaign-ahead-of-2019-european-parliament-elections/

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