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Chairman of The Finns Party Jussi Halla-aho, left, Party Secretary Riikka Slunga-Poutsalo and Campaign manager Ossi Sandvik, right, attend The Finns Party parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 5:39 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The chairman of the populist Finns Party says he was truly surprised at how his party performed in Finland's parliamentary election. A complete count of votes from Sunday's election had the euroskeptic...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne, right, at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 5:05 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The leader of Finland's center-left Social Democratic Party vowed to focus on climate and social policies after election results indicated his party won the most seats in parliament. Antti Rinne, a former...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne at the Party's election party in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 4:25 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Social Democratic Party retained a narrow lead to emerge as the top parliamentary election vote-getter Sunday, trailed closely by the populist Finns Party after most votes were counted. The Social Democrats secured 40 seats in Finland's 200-member parliament based on a...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne, right, at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 3:46 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Election returns in Finland indicate the Social Democratic Party was the top vote-getter in the country's parliamentary election, trailed closely by the populist euroskeptic Finns Party. With 90% of ballots...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne, right, at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local): 9:00 p.m. The leader of Finland's center-left Social Democratic Party says he expects the rest of election night in a two-way contest with the conservative National Coalition Party. Antti Rinne, said Sunday night the...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne, right, at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Early returns in Finland's parliamentary election on Sunday have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted. Initial results from the pool of 1...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 1:41 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Early returns in Finland's parliamentary election on Sunday have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted. Initial results from the pool of 1...
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The chairman of the Finns Party and parliamentary candidate Jussi Halla-aho votes in the parliamentary elections, in Helsinki, Finland Sunday, April 14, 2019. Finns are voting in a parliamentary election in which reforming the nation’s generous welfare model and tackling climate change have emerged as key issues.(Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 1:21 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Early returns from Finland's parliamentary election have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 12:53 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Finland, a European Union member of 5.5 million people, has one-third of its territory...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 11:51 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Finland, a European Union member of 5.5 million people, has one-third of its territory...
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