Intercultural Municipal Elections 9 April (advance voting 29 March - 4 April)
Voting is the only way to have influence on the issues that are important to you. Learn about your candidates, contact them and use your vote!
Remember that you don’t need a Finnish passport, because foreign citizens also have the right to vote.
Learn about the candidates!
Make contact and ask questions!
You have a voice, use it and vote!
Who can vote?
When and where can I vote?
Advance voting will take place in Finland from 29 March to 4 April and abroad from 29 March to 1 April 2017. You can cast your vote at any of the advance voting stations in Finland and abroad. Finland has a total of 894 general advance voting stations located in, for example, municipal offices, shopping centres, libraries, citizen service offices and post offices.
ELECTION DAY 9 April 2017
Municipal elections are held every four years. The next official election day will be on Sunday, 9 April 2017. On election day, the voting stations are open from 9 am to 8 pm, and you can only cast your vote at the polling station indicated in the polling card that was mailed to your home address in advance. A passport or some other official ID must be presented at the polling station. The notice of right to vote (polling card) may be displayed but voting is possible also without presenting it.
Communications and Training Officer, Senior Expert (contact details)