2004 European Parliament election in Finland

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14 seats to the European Parliament

The 2004 European Parliament election in Finland was the election of MEP representing Finland constituency for the 2004-2009 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2004 European election. The vote took place on 13 June. Both the Finnish Social Democratic Party and the Finnish Centre Party improved their vote at the expense of the conservative National Coalition Party and the Greens.


National Coalition Party392,77123.7140
Centre Party387,21723.3740
Social Democratic Party350,52521.1630
Green League and Independents172,84410.431–1
Left Alliance151,2919.1310
Swedish People's Party94,4215.7010
Christian Democrats70,8454.280–1
Communist Party of Finland10,1340.6100
Finns Party8,9000.5400
For the Poor5,6870.340New
Retirees for the People3,2790.2000
Finnish People's Blue-Whites3,2480.200New
Finland – Fatherland1,8640.110New
Valid votes1,656,58499.38
Invalid/blank votes10,3480.62
Total votes1,666,932100.00
Registered voters/turnout4,227,98739.43
Source: Tilastokeskus

Most voted-for candidates

Candicate Party Votes Change
Anneli Jäätteenmäki Centre Party 149,646
Alexander Stubb National Coalition Party 115,224
Satu Hassi Green League 74,714
Esko Seppänen Left Alliance 72,401 +12,447
Ville Itälä National Coalition Party 65,439
Reino Paasilinna Social Democratic Party 64,305 +101
Piia-Noora Kauppi National Coalition Party 62,995 +44,774
Riitta Myller Social Democratic Party 55,133 +7,194
Kyösti Virrankoski Centre Party 51,415 +1,340
Lasse Lehtinen Social Democratic Party 47,186
Paavo Väyrynen Centre Party 44,123
Outi Ojala Left Alliance 37,053
Ulpu Iivari Social Democratic Party 35,399
Eija-Riitta Korhola National Coalition Party 35,285
Hannu Takkula Centre Party 32,739
Henrik Lax Swedish People's Party 32,707
Sirpa Pietikäinen National Coalition Party 30,042
Antero Kekkonen Social Democratic Party 28,414
Samuli Pohjamo Centre Party 27,490
Matti Wuori Green League 24,580
Source: Stat.fi