Election 1972

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
SSDP 27.5 55 25.8 +2.4
SKDL 18.5 37 17.0 +0.4
KESK 17.5 35 16.4 -0.7
KOK 17.0 34 17.6 -0.4
SMP 9.0 18 9.2 -1.3
RKP-SFP 4.5 9 5.1 -0.2
LKP 3.5 7 5.2 -0.7
SKL 2.0 4 2.5 +1.4
AS 0.5 1 0.3 -0.1
TPSL 0 1.0 -0.4
Date
03 Jan 1972 – early election
Total seats: 200
Cabinets
23 Feb 1972 – Paasio II
04 Sep 1972 – Sorsa I
13 Jun 1975 – Liinamaa ·
Sources
International IDEA
Nohlen and Stöver (2010)
Tilastokeskus
Wikipedia
· EN – Finnish parliamentary election, 1972
Votes
Electorate: 3,178,169
Total votes: 2,587,060
Valid votes: 2,577,949
Calculated (2018-07-15 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 6.0 (5.5)
Disp. 2.4 · Adv.ratio: 1.67
Polarization (seats): 0.38
0.38
Description
Early election on 3 January 1972 after the fall of the Karjalainen III cabinet.