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News, 2/14/2017

Advance voting in Finland’s municipal elections in 2017

In the municipal elections of 2017, advance voting is possible in Israel between the 29th and the 31st of March. Municipal elections are organized every fourth year. This year the official election day is Sunday, April 9th.

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is responsible for the organization of advance voting abroad. The Finnish diplomatic or consular missions and their offices will serve as advance polling stations abroad. Voting will be possible in 125 polling stations in 78 countries.

The electorate consists mainly of Finnish citizens over 18 years of age whose municipality of residence is in Finland. The municipality of residence can be checked from the local register office. 

>> Check your municipality of residence here

A passport or some other official ID must be presented at the polling station. The notice of right to vote may be displayed but voting is possible also without presenting it.
In Israel, the polling station is at the Embassy of Finland in Tel Aviv.

Voting times:
29.03. - 30.3.2017 at 10:00 - 17:00
31.03. - 31.3.2017 at 10:00 - 14:00

Further information
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Updated 2/14/2017

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