Electoral system*: Proportional representation

Threshold*: -

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Voluntary party quota

Percentage of women candidates*: 42%

Percentage of women elected*: 47%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 10%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 72,1%

(Parliamentary Elections, 14 April 2019)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates or by postal voting

E-voting: No

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Ministry of Justice - Election Unit

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Finland

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018