Finns went to the polls in 297 municipalities on Sunday, April 9, and by Monday morning the big winner was the Green Party.

The Greens not only added 213 Councillors across the country – compared to 2012 – but also emerged as the second largest party in Helsinki with a 24% share of the vote. The Green League now has a national vote of 12,4%, which is a significant improvement from their April 2015 national legislative elections result (8,5)%.

All the members of the governing coalition, tha...

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