The christian democrats are losing support in Finland

ECR grew by 2 points in Finland. While the parties affiliated with European People's Party are losing support.

In Finland, six polls were recorded between February 1 and March 31, 2019. ECR and GUE/NGL have gained support in the polls, while EPP, ALDE, Greens/EFA, and S&D have lost support.

As there are few or no polls on the EU Parliament elections in Finland we analyze polling data for the national parliament. The most recent poll is from March 26, 2019.

Polling support for parties in Finland
EP group Parties Support 2-month change
ALDE Centre Party of Finland and Swedish People's Party of Finland 18.7% -0.5 points
ECR Finns Party and Blue Reform 14.5% +2.0 points
EPP Christian Democrats and National Coalition 20.2% -2.3 points
GUE/NGL Left Alliance 9.5% +0.7 points
Greens/EFA Green League 13.3% -0.4 points
S&D Social Democratic Party of Finland 20.5% -0.2 points

This report is based on data collected and aggregated by POLITICO through the affiliated site pollofpolls.eu.

What are the trends at the European level?

At the European level, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) is the group that seems to be taking the biggest hit. It is down by 0.5 points to 13.7 percent. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) and European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) are also down in the latest polls by 0.4 and 0.3 points.

The EP groups with the biggest increase across the continent are the christian democrat EPP and the social democratic S&D, up by 0.8 and 0.8 points respectively. 

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

Wednesday 03 April 2019

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