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Legislative elections: Eduskunta, 4-year term, party-list proportional representation system
           · President: Tarja Halonen (SDP) · State Minister: Mari Kiviniemi (KESK) · Government: KESK, KOK, VIHR, SFP

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2011 Seats 2007 Seats
Kansallinen Kokoomus (KOK) <
National Coalition Party
Liberal conservatism
 
EPP, IDU
1918
20,4% 44 22,3% 50
Suomen Sosialidemokraattinen Puolue (SDP) <
Finnish Social Democratic Party
Social democracy
 
PES, SI
1899
19,1% 42 21,4% 45
Perussuomalaiset (PS) <
True Finns
National conservatism; Social conservatism, Right-wing populism -
1995
19,0% 39 4,1% 5
Suomen Keskusta (KESK) <
Finnish Centre
Centrism; Agrarianism, Social liberalism ELDR, LI
1908
15,8% 35 23,1% 51
Vasemmistoliitto (VAS) <
Left Alliance
Democratic socialism;
Eco-socialism
EL, NGLA
1990
8,1% 14 8,8% 17
Vihreä Liitto (VIHR) <
Green Alliance
Green politics
 
EGP, GG
1987
7,2% 10 8,5% 15
Svenska Folkepartiet i Finland (SFP) <
Swedish People's Party in Finland
Swedish minority politics; Social liberalism ELDR, LI
1906
4,3% 9 4,5% 9
Suomen Kristillisdemokraatit (KD) <
Finnish Christian Democrats
Christian democracy; Social conservatism EPPo
1958
4,0% 6 4,9% 7
Representative from Åland - - 0,4% 1 0,5% 1
Others - - 1,7% - 1,9% -
Total - - - 200 - 200
Turnout 70,4% 67,9%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: Ministry of Justice (http://www.vaalit.fi). Archive: Elections 1945-2003.