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Parliamentary Elections 2 April 2023
According to the Finnish Constitution sovereign power in Finland belongs to the people, represented by Parliament convened in session. The Finnish Parliament is unicameral and comprises 200 representatives. Members of Parliament are elected every fourth year.
On election day voters may cast their votes at the polling station stated in the voting register and on the card sent to them before the elections. In advance you can vote at any general advance polling station. Helisnki has 35 advnace polling stations. Be sure to bring an identity card to the polling station, which may be an identity card, passport, driver's license or similar pictorial document issued by the police.
Schedule for the 2023 parliamentary elections
- The postal voting documents can be ordered starting started Monday 2 January 2023
- The voting register becomes legally valid Tuesday 21 March 2023
- Registration for at-home voting ends Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 4pm
- Advance voting in Finland 22–28 March 2023
- Advance voting abroad 22–25 March 2023
- Election day Sunday 2 April 2023
- Confirmation of election results Wednesday 5 April 2023
Right to vote
Regardless of domicile, every Finnish citizen who has reached the age of 18 not later than on the day of the election is entitled to vote.
Elections Helpline for voters: +358 800 9 4770 (Link starts a phone call) (in Finnish) | +358 800 9 4771 (Link starts a phone call) (in Swedish)
WhatsApp message service: +358 50 438 8730 (Link starts a phone call)
Opening hours of the service numbers as of 2 January 2023:
- weekdays at 8.00–16.00
You can contact the service numbers to ask about elections and voting. Calls and messages to these numbers are free of charge.