9am: Polls open. If you are heading to the polls on Sunday, be sure to check out our handy guide to casting your ballot in the election. For a quick refresher on what parties and candidates stand for in these elections, head on over to our English-language election compass to get your bearings. The Ministry of Justice which oversees elections in Finland will begin releasing preliminary results (siirryt toiseen palveluun) from 8pm on Sunday evening.
Finland election: SDP squeezes narrow lead over upstart Finns Party
One of Finland’s most closely-watched parliamentary elections in recent times ended with clear gains for centre-left and populist parties.