The Finnish National Election Study Consortium

The national election study consortium is an open co-operative network of academic researchers interested in election research. The consortium plans the collection of election data during the Parliamentary elections, actively uses the collected material in research and teaching, and is responsible for Finland's membership in the relevant international co-operative organisations.

Previous election studies

The 2011, 2015 and 2019 election studies are available (in finnish) as digital-publications.


Longitudinal survey metadata portal FNESdata contains the metadata from all four surveys from the series Finnish National Elections Studies.

The Election Study Consortium

More information about the election study consortium and election research in Finland is available here.


The Finnish National Election Consortium announces new prize

A new prize for innovative use of Finnish National Election Studies (FNES) data was announced at the Finnish Political Science Association’s annual conference in Jyväskylä 11 May 2023. The prize was instituted to commemorate the 20-year jubilee of the consortium. The FNES-prize will be awarded every two years, starting in 2024, for an article that…

Survey about the County elections

The Ministry of Justice is funding a voter survey in conjunction with the County elections in January 2022. The elections, which are the first of their kind in Finland, are conducted to elect a county council for each of the newly founded wellbeing services counties.