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European elections on Sunday 9 June 2024

8.5.2024 9.18
Elections to the European Parliament, or European elections, will be held in Finland on Sunday 9 June 2024. In the elections, 15 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will be elected in Finland for a term of five years. The candidates stand for election in the entire country.

Press release by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights Centre:
Report: Anti-Semitism has risen in Finland over the past five years

22.5.2024 10.00
Experiences and views of anti-Semitism in Finland – A report on discrimination and hate crime targeting Jews’ is a new report indicating that the majority of people who identify as Jews feel that anti-Semitism has risen in Finland in recent years.

Information on candidates for European elections is now available online 

10.5.2024 13.42
The constituency electoral committee of Helsinki has confirmed the nomination of candidates for the 2024 elections to the European Parliament, or European elections. Information on the candidates is available online in the Information and Result Service.

Polling station in the European elections to be determined based on voters’ place of residence on 19 April

15.4.2024 11.08
The election day polling station in the European elections is determined based on the voter’s place of residence. The voting register for the European elections, or elections to the European Parliament, to be held in June 2024 will be compiled based on the information contained in the Population Information System on 19 April 2024.

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Leena Meri
Leena Meri
Minister of Justice
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Minister of Local and Regional Government,
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