Schedule for the 2023 parliamentary elections

Election day for the 2023 parliamentary elections is Sunday 2 April 2023. Accordingly, the other important dates are as follows:

  • Date for confirming the number of parliamentary seats in each electoral district: Monday 31 October 2022 
  • Date for collecting data for the voting register (to determine the municipality in which each person is entitled to vote): Friday 10 February 2023
  • Deadline for submitting candidate applications: Tuesday 21 February 2023 by 16.00
  • Date for confirming the nomination of candidates: Thursday 2 March 2023
  • The voting register becomes legally valid: Tuesday 21 March 2023
  • Registration for at-home voting ends: Tuesday 21 March 2023 at 16.00
  •  Advance voting in Finland: 22–28 March 2023
  • Advance voting abroad:  22–25 March 2023
  • Confirmation of election results: Wednesday 5 April 2023