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Finland's election winner SDP closer to securing coalition
Finland's left-leaning Social Democrats (SDP) appeared closer to securing a governing coalition after its traditional rival, the center-right National Coalition, signaled on Tuesday that a deal on policy plans was possible.
Reuters. Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019.
Finnish election highlights Nordic dilemma about welfare state
Voters across the Nordics are telling politicians to safeguard their cherished, comprehensive welfare model but Sunday's election in Finland shows how prohibitive costs and a surge in nationalism make it hard for parties to deliver.
Reuters. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
Riding populist wave, Finns Party nearly wins Finland vote
Riding a wave of populism across Europe and campaigning to slow down Finland's efforts to fight climate change, the euroskeptic Finns Party came within 6,800 votes of winning the country's parliamentary election
ABC News. Monday, 15 Apr 2019.
Finnish Social Democrats score first in advance voting in election
Finland's leftist Social Democrats won first place in advance voting ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election, with 18.9 percent of the votes, after 35.5 percent of ballots had been counted, justice ministry data showed. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 14 Apr 2019.