Finnish President Sauli Niinistö wins a second six-year term with 62.7 percent of the total votes, making a second round unnecessary. The result surprises nobody, but every election plays an important role.
Members in Finland's Parliament
Finnish Independence Day
Miina Sillanpää rose from poverty to become one of the first women in the Finnish Parliament and an influential social advocate who helped the cause of women, the elderly and the disadvantaged. Finnish flags fly on October 1 in memory of her contributions.
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Source: Fund For Peace