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Those Finns.
01-28-2018, 09:26 PM #1
bohica Member
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I'm in my seventh decade on Earth. I know things.
01-29-2018, 09:37 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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She came in 3rd so she did pretty good
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01-29-2018, 06:21 PM #3
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hmm.gif More balls than the Swedes. +100
01-29-2018, 06:36 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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I don't think many know we had a presidential election yesterday.

Niinistö's landslide re-election victory breaks political records

The election that secured Sauli Niinistö a second six-year term as president on Sunday was historic for a number of reasons, but voter turnout wasn't one of them.

Sunday's presidential election made Finnish political history. A total of some 1,874,344 voters chose the incumbent head of state Sauli Niinistö — more than any candidate has ever received in the first round.

01-29-2018, 08:23 PM #5
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It's indicative of a general feeling that a portion of the Finns are not exactly thrilled about the current state of things.
It's a pretty respectable showing actually, and a real upset to many.


01-29-2018, 09:16 PM #6
Meh Member
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There are more than two parties there? rofl.gif
01-29-2018, 09:33 PM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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Most parties put up their own presidential candidate, but not all. You don't even need to run for a party, but then you need 20 000 signatures. Sauli Niinistö ran as an independent. We had 8 candidates altogether.



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