Advance voting in the United States for the parliamentary elections of 2015


Advance voting in the United States for the parliamentary elections of 2015

Advance voting for the parliamentary elections of spring 2015 is possible in the United States on April 8 – 11. The parliamentary elections take place in Finland on Sunday, April 19.

Every Finnish citizen who has reached the age of 18 years not later than on Election Day (April 19) is entitled to vote in the 2015 parliamentary elections regardless of the place of residence.

A passport or other official identity card must be presented at the polling station. It is also good to take the notice of your right to vote with you, but it is also possible to vote without it.

A person entitled to vote who lives abroad will be notified by post if the register office of his or her last place of residence in Finland has the correct address.
List of polling stations and opening hours on the website


Further information on the embassy’s website and


Embassy of Finland, Washington
Tel. +1-202-298 5800,


Consulate General of Finland, New York
Tel. +1-212-750 4400,


Consulate General of Finland, Los Angeles
Tel. +1-310-203 9903,



The European Parliamentary Elections will be held in Finland on May 25, 2014. The advance voting is arranged abroad between May 14 and May 17 2014, the exact dates vary in different polling stations.

Entitled to vote in the European Parliamentary Elections in Finland is:

  • Every Finnish citizen who will reach the age of 18 by May 25, 2014.
  • Every citizen of another Member State of the European Union, who will reach the age of 18 by May 25, 2014 and whose municipality of residence is in Finland.

Voters are required to present valid photo identification to the election officer. It is recommended to bring along the notice of the right to vote, but that is not a prerequisite.

Information about the advance polling stations in Finland and abroad and their opening hours are published at the elections website of the Ministry of Justice,, and on website. More information about the elections can be obtained also from the Embassy in Washington (+1-202-298-5800), the Consulate General in New York (+1-212-750-4400) or the Consulate General in Los Angeles (+1 -310-203-9903).

The following advance polling stations will be open in the United States:


Washington D.C., Embassy of Finland

3301 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008
Tel.  +1-202-298 5800
May 14-16, 2014 4pm-7pm
May 17, 2014 10am-2pm


New York, Consulate General of Finland

866 United Nations Plaza, suite 250
New York, NY 10016
Tel. +1-212-750 4400
May 14-16, 2014 1pm-7pm
May 17, 2014 10am-3pm


Los Angeles, Consulate General of Finland

Consulate General of Finland
11900 W Olympic Blvd, Suite 580
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Tel. +1-310-203 9903
May 14-15, 2014 12.30pm-3pm
May 16-17, 2014 10am-1pm


Denver (Highlands Ranch), Honorary Consulate

10197 S Stephen Place
Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
Tel. +1 303 3462502
May 16, 2014 5pm-8pm
May 17, 2014 9am-1pm


Ferndale, Polling station

(WECU) Whatcom Education Credit Union
5659 Barrett Rd
Ferndale WA 98248
Tel. +1 360 961 4000
May 17, 2014 9am-2pm


Honolulu, Honorary Consulate

Chateau Waikiki
411 Hobron Lane
(5th floor party room)
Honolulu, HI 96815
(door code ##352)
Tel. +1 808 943 2640
May 14, 2014 9am-1pm


Lake Worth, Honorary Consulate

523 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Tel. +1-561-582 2335
May 14-16, 2014 10am-5pm
May 17, 2014 10am-3pm


Portland, Polling station

Finlandia Sauna Products Inc.
14010-B SW72nd Avenue
Portland, OR, 97224-0088
Tel. +1 503 684 8289
May 16, 2014 12pm-8pm
May 17, 2014 9am-3pm


San Diego, Polling station

House of Finland
2212 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
Tel. +1 619 993 4436
May 17, 2014 9am-1pm


Seattle, Polling station

Living Hope Lutheran Church
Finnish School of Seattle
7305 208th Avenue Northeast
Redmond, WA 98053
Tel. +1 425 885 7320
May 17, 2014 9am-4pm