Finnish municipal elections, 2017
Voters go to the polls for municipal elections in Finland.
Finland's municipal elections are underway, as today Sunday, April 9 is Election Day. Over 26 percent of people who are eligible to vote already cast their votes in advance voting, and experts predict total voting percentages may exceed 60 percent. The elections were moved from the autumn to the spring in order to encourage more people to go to the polls.
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Finnish municipal elections, 2017: Voters go to the polls for municipal elections in Finland. 2018-02-06 13:49:30 (First version)
Finnish municipal elections, 2017 Voters go to the polls for municipal elections in Finland. 2018-02-06 13:49:30 (Update)
Voters go to the polls for municipal elections in Finland. (Current version)
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