Introduction to Finnish municipal elections
The next municipal elections in Finland will be held in June 2021.
You do not need to be a Finnish citizen to vote: https://canivote.fi
Since most decisions affecting everyday life are made at the municipal level, it is important to vote for candidates and parties who will best represent your interests. This reading list might help you know more about Finnish municipal elections and politics.
A really simple guide to Finland’s 2021 local elections
Municipal elections in Finland in English
Municipal elections in Finland in different languages
YLE Election compass to choose your candidate
City of Helsinki’s information page about elections and participating in other ways
The Left Alliance Party
The Left Alliance municipal election program
Helsinki Left Alliance’s municipal election themes
Yle News is putting your questions to party leaders
Finland’s municipal politics exert huge influence over everyday life, but most foreigners don’t vote https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/local_politics_international_turnout/11649685
Two-thirds of Helsinki city councillors live in the capital’s wealthier central neighbourhoods
Yle News asked several foreign-born candidates what they’ve enjoyed, what’s been hard, and what they might do differently
Some foreigners in Finland are finding they are not properly registered to vote thanks to an administrative mistake
2017 municipal election results roundup and tips on where to find information about the upcoming elections
How to become a candidate in the upcoming municipal elections?
Committees and other decision making bodies in Finnish municipal administration
Voting activity in Finnish municipal elections
Let Me Finnish podcast, which has episodes about elections in Finland