Sunday, April 17, 2011

Finland Election Results

Finland's leading national conservative party, National Coalition, has won the country's 2011 parliamentary election in both total number of votes and seats received in yesterday's quadrennial vote that millions participated in.

National Coalition - 20.4% - 44 seats
Social Democrats  - 19.1% - 42 seats
True Finns               - 19.0% - 39 seats
Centre Party           - 15.8% - 35 seats

Jyrki Katainen, National Coalition's party leader, is likely to become Finland's next Prime Minister in the soon to be formed governing coalition.

True Finns gained 35 seats and 440,000 votes, while Centre Party lost 16 seats.

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