Vantaa's new city councilors selected – polling percentage 48.4%

Vantaa City Hall

Thirty-one new city councilors were chosen for Vantaa City Council in the 2021 municipal election, while 36 city councilors renewed their place.

The National Coalition Party is Vantaa's biggest party in the 2021-2025 council term. The party gained 24.7% of all votes cast in Vantaa, which amounts to 18 city council places. The second biggest party is SDP (the Social Democratic Party of Finland) that won 22.6% of votes cast and gained 16 city council places. The Finns came in third (17.4% and 12 city council places).

The other city council places are divided as follows: the Greens, 9 places; the Left Alliance, 4 places; Movement Now, 2 places; the Centre Party, 2 places; the Finnish Christian Democrats, 2 places; and the Swedish People's Party, 2 places.

Vantaa's vote-pullers were Antti Lindtman (SDP, 5,118 votes), Sari Multala (the National Coalition Party, 3,384 votes), and Mika Niikko (the Finns, 1,684 votes).

Vantaa's polling percentage in the municipal election amounted 48.4%. The voter turnout fell 3.9% from the previous municipal election when 52.3% of Vantaa residents entitled to vote cast their votes.

In the 2021 municipal election, Vantaa’s most active voting place was Ylästö where 67% of the area’s residents entitled to vote cast their votes.

The constituencies will ratify the results of the election on Wednesday, June 16, after which the ratified results will be updated in the Ministry of Justice’s result service. Vantaa's new city council will begin its term on August 1, 2021 and hold its first meeting on August 23, 2021.

Vantaa’s 2021-2025 city council per political parties

The number of votes gained by the city councilor is in parentheses after his/her name.
New city councilors are marked with an asterisk (*).

National Coalition Party

Multala, Sari (3384)
Raja-Aho, Maarit (1069)
Kasonen, Mika (1045)
Rokkanen, Sakari (1038)
Kanerva, Sami (681)
Kaira, Lauri (650)
Lehmuskallio, Paula (578)
Aura, Anssi (538)
Orpana, Anitta (477)
Siniketo-Pietilä, Katja (469)*
Orlando, Carita (461)
Norres, Lasse (430)
Kaiju, Susanna (364)*
Phull, Manav (348)*
Iivarinen, Oskari (326)*
Kivimäki, Otso (326)*
Ahokas, Siri (305)
Hakala, Heli (303)*

The Finnish Social Democratic Party

Lindtman, Antti (5118)
Kähärä, Sirkka-Liisa (988)
Kiljunen, Kimmo (891)
Tahvanainen, Säde (832)
al-Taee, Hussein (791)*
Abdi, Faysal (683)
Kaukola, Ulla (488)
Letto, Pirkko (476)
Eklund, Tarja (423)
Sainio, Jari (386)*
Hall, Anu (322)*
Räsänen, Minna (316)
Särkelä, Jussi (314)*
Stirkkinen, Matilda (278)*
el Issaoui, Naima (275)*
Tamminen, Ida (273)*

The Finns Party

Niikko, Mika (1684)
Lundell, Kai-Ari (890)
Saimen, Tuukka (801)*
Veltheim, Erika (786)*
Aidanjuuri-Niemi, Tanja (549)*
Hartikainen, Janne (440)*
Weckman, Markku (425)
Kärki, Niilo (399)
Karhu, Suvi (398)*
Dehghan, Milad (373)*
Suoniemi, Juha (315)*
Järä, Juha (284)*

The Greens

Kauppinen, Sirpa (Siru) (748)
Kaimio, Tuire (561)*
Rämö, Eve (440)
Viilo, Mikko (411)*
Rautavaara, Maija (402)
Norrena, Vaula (383)
Friman, Reija (382)*
Valtanen, Hanna (329)*
Tawasoli, Eva (320)*

The Left Alliance

Saramo, Jussi (1014)
Demiri, Funda (554)*
Eerola, Antero (423)
Sillanpää, Minttu (381)

Movement Now

Nummela, Nina (970)*
Vacker, Marjo (186)*

Centre Party of Finland

Luokkala, Pirjo (401)*
Tikkanen, Eeva (317)*

Christian Democrats in Finland

Tuomela, Tiina (957)
Jääskeläinen, Jouko (422)

The Swedish People's Party of Finland

Åstrand, Stefan (407)
Karlsson, Patrik (401)

Published: 14.6.2021 
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