The winner of the FNES prize will be announced at the FPSA Annual Conference in May

The FNES prize for innovative use of Finnish National Election Studies (FNES) data was announced the at the Finnish Political Science Association’s annual conference in 2023, as part of the consortium’s 20th anniversary celebrations. Now it’s time to announce the first winner at the FPSA Annual Conference in May.

The FNES-prize will be awarded every two years, starting in 2024, for an article that uses the FNES datasets innovatively, creatively and diversely. The prize is 500 € and it is shared equally between all authors of the paper. Candidates can be nominated until 26 April by sending a free-form proposal and the article by email to the Secretary of the Electoral Research Consortium ( Anyone can nominate an article and self-nominations are also possible. The articles must be written in Swedish, Finnish or English and be published in a JUFO classified journal during the previous two years (1 January 2022->). Data other than FNES may also have been used in the article. The winner is chosen this year by Professor Emeritus, and founding member of the Election Research Consortium, Heikki Paloheimo.

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