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Advance voting for county elections begins on Wednesday 12 January

5.1.2022 10.11
The advance voting period for the county elections is from 12 to 18 January 2022 in Finland and from 12 to 15 January 2022 abroad. Election day is Sunday 23 January 2022.

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County elections on 23 January 2022

14.12.2021 10.02
Vaalit. Val.
The first county elections will be held in Finland on Sunday 23 January 2022. A county council for each of the 21 wellbeing services counties will be elected in the elections. The term of the county councils will begin on 1 March 2022 and end on 31 May 2025.

Press release of the Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy
Membership application to the Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy under way

1.6.2021 11.27
The Ministry of Justice has opened an application process for actors representing civil society and its research to the Advisory Board on Civil Society Policy KANE. The application is open from 1 June to 20 August 2021. The advisory board will now be appointed for the fourth four-year term 2021–2025.

Elections in Finland are reliable – Cast your vote

20.5.2021 10.44
Elections in Finland are reliable. Cast your vote. Electionsfinland.fi. Vaalit. Val.
Today, the Ministry of Justice, the Prime Minister's Office and the National Emergency Supply Agency are launching a joint communications campaign with the theme: Elections in Finland are reliable – Cast your vote.

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