European Conservatives and Reformists are gaining support in Finland

In Finland the parties affiliated with ECR are up by 2.3 points in two months, while all the other parties are stable or losing some ground.

In Finland five polls were recorded between January 1 and February 28, 2019. Parties belonging to the European Conservatives and Reformists have gained support in the polls, while those belonging to ALDE, EPP, and GUE/NGL have lost support. The most recent poll is from February 14, 2019.

Polling support for parties in Estonia

EP group Parties Support 2-month change
ALDE Centre Party of Finland and Swedish People's Party of Finland 18.7% -0.4 points
ECR Finns Party and Blue Reform 13.2% +2.3 points
EPP Christian Democrats and National Coalition 22.4% -1.2 points
GUE/NGL Left Alliance 8.9% -0.5 points
Greens/EFA Green League 13.5% +0.2 points
S&D Social Democratic Party of Finland 21.0% -0.1 points

This analysis is part of a study based on 298 polls conducted in the EU member states between January 1 and February 28, 2019. The polls were gathered by the Poll of Polls , which has more has more in-depth polling data for Finland .

What are the trends at the European level?

At the European level, GUE/NGL is the group that seems to be taking the biggest hit. It is down by 0.7 points to 7.5 percent. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) and the European People's Party (EPP) are also down in the latest polls by 0.7 and 0.2 points.

The EP group with the biggest increase across the continent is the social democratic S&D. The national parties of this group is up by 0.4 points. Parties that are currently not in the European Parliament and are yet to choose an EP group, are also gaining support, now sitting at 8.1 percent across the union.

To know more about European trends and the methodology that we used for this analysis, you can have a look at this page.