Election 1958

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
SKDL 25.0 50 23.2 +1.6
Maal 24.0 48 23.1 -1.0
SSDP1 24.0 48 23.1 -3.1
RKP-SFP 6.5 13 6.5 -0.3
SK 4.0 8 5.9 -2.0
SD-o 1.5 3 1.7
AS 0.5 1 0.3 +0.1
KOK 14.5 29 15.3 +2.5
VL 0 0.3 0.0
1 After the election, 10 Social Democrats (SSDP) MPs joined the Social Democratic Opposition (SD-o) on 22 July 1958 (Eduskunta; Törnudd 1968, 163).
Date
07 Jul 1958
Total seats: 200
Cabinets
29 Aug 1958 – Fagerholm III
13 Jan 1959 – Sukselainen III
14 Jul 1961 – Miettunen I
Sources
Eduskunta
International IDEA
Nohlen and Stöver (2010)
New York Times (NYT)
Tilastokeskus
Törnudd (1968)
Wikipedia
· EN – Finnish parliamentary election, 1958
Votes
Electorate: 2,606,258
Total votes: 1,954,397
Valid votes: 1,944,235
Calculated (2018-09-11 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 5.2 (4.9)
Disp. 2.2 · Adv.ratio: 1.67
Polarization (seats): 0.37
0.38
Description
President Kekkonen dissolved parliament on 14 November 1961 because of a foreign policy crisis (NYT).