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Official Statistics of Finland

Presidential elections

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Over one-half of voters voted in advance
03 Apr 2018
Corrected on 5 April 2018. The corrections are indicated in red.

Description: Presidential elections are held in Finland every six years as direct, popular elections. Statistics Finland produces official statistics from the elections. The preliminary statistics are published on the Internet, in the StatFin online service and on the statistics pages on Presidential elections as soon as possible starting from the election night. The second data, or the final data are supplied to Statistics Finland after the election result is confirmed. After the confirmation of the election result, the confirmed data corresponding to the preliminary statistics are released on the statistics pages on the Internet and the StatFin databases are updated.
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Keywords: candidates, elections, parties, presidential election, right to vote, voting, voting turnout.
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Change: Data concerning voting by women and men in the first and second rounds of the Presidential Election 2012 were corrected in the database tables
28 Jun 2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Presidential elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-3699. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.3.2024].
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