Representative Council Elections

Instructions for Candidates and Alliances

Election timeline, instructions and general information for candidates and electoral alliances. Please note that these guidelines will be updated as more information becomes available during August and September.


  • Nomination period Sep 4th to Oct 2nd 
  • Advertising period Oct 2nd to Nov 5th 
  • Deadline for updating incomplete documents Oct 5th at 23:59
  • Deadline for withdrawing candidacy Oct 6th at 16:00
  • Candidate number lottery Oct 6th
  • Candidate matcher open for candidates Oct 8th
  • Candidate list published Oct 9th
  • Candidate matcher closes for candidates Oct 20th
  • Candidate matcher open for voters Oct 21st
  • Candidate training Oct 24th at 17:00
  • Voting Oct 28th to Nov 5th
  • Panel Oct 28th 1 PM at Täffä
  • Election Night Event Nov 5th at Saha (Konemiehentie 1, Espoo)
  • Election advertisements must be removed by the 15th of November

Attention! Timeline is subject to change.


Documents, including forms, agreements, information and other materials

Available here
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Election advertising and sanctions

Candidates are free to campaign during the election advertising period from October 2nd to November 5th 2019. More detailed instructions concerning advertising can be found here and sanctions here.

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