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220 polling stations to set-up abroad for presidential poll

Published : 27 Oct 2023, 03:18

  DF Report
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A total of 220 advance polling stations will be set-up in 89 different countries for the upcoming presidential poll scheduled to be held in January next year, said the Ministry of Justice in a press release on Thursday.

The polling stations will be located at Finland's diplomatic and consular missions or their offices, including the stations of Finland’s crisis management contingents in Lebanon and Kurdistan, Iraq.

Some of the advance polling stations will only be open on certain days during the advance voting period.

​​​​The Presidential election will be held on January 28. The possible second round will be held on February 11.

Abroad, the advance voting period for the first round is from 17 to 20 January 2024. If a second round is conducted, the advance voting period abroad is from 31 January to 3 February 2024.

Eligible voters staying abroad during the advance voting period and on election day may also vote in advance by post from abroad. The postal voting instructions are available on the Electionsfinland.fi website.

The locations of advance polling stations in Finland will be confirmed on November 3.