Finland’s Green Party made the biggest electoral gains in Sunday’s elections and ended the night with a 16% share of the vote. The Social Democratic Party came third, reaching just under 15% of the vote, while the Left Party captured 7%. The traditionally liberal Swedish People’s Party held onto its single MEP with a 6.3% of the vote.
The National Coalition Party led by Petteri Orpo came in first, making the NCP the biggest Finnish party and the clear leader of the centre-right with a 20.8% share of the vote. Juha Sipilä’s Centre Party saw it’s representation drop to 6.1%, gaining only one seat in the European Parliament.
With just under 5% of the vote, the Christian Democrats failed to elect an MEP.