Parliamentary elections 2 April 2023

Election day for the 2023 parliamentary elections is Sunday 2 April 2023.

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Parliamentary Elections 2 April 2023

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​​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. 

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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

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.

Helsinki Municipal Election Central Committee

Visiting address:
00100 Helsinki
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