Posts Tagged “parliamentary election”
The Finnish populist party True Finns that gained 34 seats in the parliament election in April 17 are a mixed bag. However, one tight group within the party are the members of nationalist association Finnish Sisu (Suomen Sisu). They got four members elected in the general election: Jussi Halla-aho, James Hirvisaari, Olli Immonen and Juho Eerola. [...]
It seems the disappointment of the Finnish parliamentary election result for Green League has a flip side. In the aftermath of the general election on Sunday the membership of Green League (Vihreät) has grown rapidly. The same goes for Left Alliance (Vasemmistoliitto) but to a bit smaller degree.
The populist True Finns party lead by Timo Soini made history on Sunday by gaining 34 seats in the Finnish parliamentary election. Their vote rose by 15 percentage points compared with the last election in 2007. Their anti-bailout attitude has made Portugal somewhat nervous. Timo Soini received more votes than any other candidate. He has [...]
The populist True Finns party (Finnish: Perussuomalaiset) has stirred up debate with their manifesto for the upcoming Finnish parliamentary election in April. Especially True Finns’ take on culture and patriotanism has generated a strong opposition in social media. People have cited echoes of totalitarian regimes in the views of True Finns. “Cultural aid money granted [...]