Centre Party won the Parliamentary Elections of Finland [ Current Affairs ]

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Juha Sipila won the General Election of Finland’s opposition Centre Party of the General Election. Juha Sipila defeated the centre-right National Coalition party of incumbent Prime Minister Alexander Stubb. In the General elections held for 200 seats Parliament while Centre Party won 42 seats, anti-immigration and anti-bailout.

  • Finn’s party under Timo Soini who won 38 seats, pro-European Union (EU) and pro-North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) National Coalition party of Stubb won 37 seats and the centre-left Social Democrats party won 34 seats.
  • In 2015, Centre party won 23.2 percent of the total votes which was 7.4 percent more than what it won in 2011 elections and Stubb’s National Coalition party came at second place with 37 seats.
  • These two parties were followed by the Social Democrats with 17.7 percent and Finns Party with 15.8 percent votes.
  • The winning Centre party of Finland, it has been facing the economic slowdown during the four-year Alexander Stubb rule but it may now get an economic revamp that could rescue Finland.

- Published on: April 23, 2015