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Attempted attack on Timo Soini at election campaign event

UPDATE: Timo Soini has written about the attack on his blog. "Today, there was a terrible incident that nobody wanted or hoped for. The threatening...

Kokoomus candidate: “Why does multiculturalism not work?”

Officials from the National Coalition Party - known in Finnish as Kokoomus - are distancing themselves from an election candidate who used a campaign...

Finns Party candidate tries to spin ‘immigrant invader’ election slogan

A Finns Party candidate for parliament is trying to explain an anti-immigrant slogan emblazoned on the side of his car as part of an...

Greens launch national bus tour with pledge to off-set the carbon...

The Green Alliance are taking their election campaign on the road with a national bus tour. The 6000km trip launched on the weekend, with the...

“A deadly cocktail against democracy” – fighting election fake news

Finnish officials are several weeks into a campaign to educate civil servants, political parties and the media about the threats of 'fake news' ahead...

Feminist Party launches election campaign with 100 initiatives on equality

The Feminist Party has officially launched its 2019 election manifesto, unveiling 100 initiatives on equality. It's the first general election campaign for the party, which...

Say what? The message behind political party election slogans

With the general election getting closer, Finland's political parties are sharpening their messages, promoting their manifesto pledges and unveiling their campaign slogans. So is there...

Bitcoins, micro-payments and merch: fundraising innovation on the campaign trail

With the general election only two and a half months away, campaigning is in full swing as parties announce their policy platforms, leaders take...

Government plans voter education campaign ahead of election

The Finnish government is planning to roll out a new voter education campaign ahead of the general election on 14th April. It comes as Justice...

Green agenda for the next generation of parliament candidates

With the Finnish general election just over three months away - on 14th April - political and parties start the new year in full...