Support for the Finnish right wing party True Finns continue to increase


Wednesday, 01 June 2011
Support for the True Finns increased by one and a half percentage points since the general election in April.

According to a new opinion poll carried out by the Finnish broadcaster, Yle, the party is now the second largest with an electoral support of 20.6 percent.


The Coalition, which was still leading after the election from 20.4 percent in April to 21.5 percent in May.

Even the Greens have gone up slightly, from 7.3 to 7.6 percent. However, the Centre Party, Social Democrats, Left Alliance and the Christian Democrats backed down after the election.

The greatest change has been observed with the Centre Party. According to the poll, the party now has 14 percent supports against 15.8 in the election.

The opinion polls were conducted between May 9 to 31 and more than 4700 people were interviewed, of them stated 2335 which party they would vote for if elections were held now.

The margin of error is 1.4 percentage points either way for the major parties. This effectively means that only the True Finns increased outside the margin of error.
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