The incumbent President was re-elected for a new term.
The current President of Finland Sauli Niinistö re-elected to the presidency on the outcome of the election, held on 28 January.
According to the result of counting 98% of ballots, Niinistö voted for 62.9% of voters.
Overall there were eight bidders. They got from 6.9% to 1.5% of the vote.
With words of encouragement to Niinistö has already made the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite congratulated him on his re-election.
Note, a preliminary vote in the elections of the President of Finland was held from 17 to 23 January. The difference between the results of the preliminary vote and the final results can be several percentage points.
According to the results of a public opinion poll conducted before the presidential election, the victory of current head of state Sauli Niinistö gave in the first round.
In second place by a wide margin was the green candidate Pekka Haavisto. Third place among voters, according to polls, was shared by the representative of the “True Finns” Laura Huhtamaki and candidate of the electoral Association Paavo Vayrynen with 6% of votes.