20 members were elected to the Student Parliament in the Students’ Union’s election in University of Lapland. The new Parliament begins its two-year-long term on December 1st, 2019.
Altogether 1178 votes were given in the election. 3 of the votes were disqualified. Voter turnout was 30,63 %.
There were 11 association that nominated candidates. Biggest assocation was Artikla (Law Students) who kept their six seats. Second was TAO-lista (Art Students) who doubled their seats from two to four. Vihertävät (Greens) also doubled their seats from one to two. Two new assocations Vasen (the Left) and Rovaniemen demariopiskelijat (Social democratic students of Rovaniemi) got both one seat.
The three candidates that got the most votes were Vili Peltomäki (58 votes), Miikka Keränen (51 votes) and Matilda Kalving (43 votes).
Distribution of seat between the groups
Artikla (Law students) 6
TAO-lista (Art Students) 4
Vihertävät (Greens) 2
Neliapila (Center) 2
YTK:n Superlista (Students of Social Sciences) 2
Lastukas (Students of Education) 1
Kokoomus (Right-wing Coalition) 1
Rovaniemen demariopiskelijat (Social Democratic Students of Rovaniemi 1
Vasen (Left) 1
F! (Feminists) 0
Akateemiset kansallismieliset (Academic nationalists) 0
The newly elected representatives of the Student Parliament of the Student Union of the University on Lapland 2019-2021
Janette Peltokorpi, Chair of the Election board epj(at)lyy.fi
Aatu Puhakka, Adviser of Educational and Social affairs edunvalvonta(at)lyy.fi