Chairman of The Finns Occasion Jussi Halla-aho and Occasion Secretary Riikka Slunga-Poutsalo attend The Finns Occasion parliamentary election occasion in Helsinki, Finland April 14, 2019. Lehtikuva/Vesa Moilanen through REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT.
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s Social Democrats and the nationalist Finns Occasion landed almost tied in first place in a normal election on Sunday, with 17.7 p.c and 17.5 p.c of votes, respectively, justice ministry information confirmed.
The co-ruling Centre Occasion of Prime Minister Juha Sipila and the center-right Nationwide Coalition stood at 13.eight p.c and 17.zero p.c, respectively.
Reporting by Justyna Pawlak and Anne Kauranen