Presidential Election Stands at Central Square

Finland has a presidential election every six years, in which a President of Finland is elected in two rounds on the basis of a direct popular vote. Presidential elections were held in Finland on 28 January 2018.

Election stands are a big part of a tradition. Every candidate has his own assistants who helps him with his campaign. These assistants are standing usually at a popular market square in the city centre by day serving coffee and buns in a tent or a stall. In the stands can be discussed about the candidates and the voter can get more information about the candidates so that it is easier for the voter to decide who gets his vote.
In Tampere, the election stands are traditionally at Central Square in central city.

In the video is shown each stand at the day time five days before elections.

Video recorder, Sound recorder, Photographer: Laura Vaara


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Recorded on January 23, 2018
Central Square
Tampere, FINLAND
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