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National Coalition Party (Satomi Maiden ~ Third Power)

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National Coalition Party
Finnish name Kansallinen Kokoomus r.p.
Swedish name Samlingspartiet r.p.
Leader Jyrki Katainen
Founded 1918
Headquarters Kansakoulukuja 3 A
Membership  (2011) 171,000
Ideology Liberal conservatism
Political position Centre-right
International affiliation International Democrat Union
European affiliation Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists
European Parliament Group Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists
Official colours Blue
45 / 200
European Parliament
13 / 40
8,735 / 25,174

The National Coalition Party (Finnish: Kansallinen Kokoomus r.p., Kok.; Swedish: Samlingspartiet r.p., Saml.) is a liberal conservative political party in Finland founded in 1918.

The National Coalition Party is one of the four largest parties in Finland, along with the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Green League. The party bases its politics on "individual freedom and responsibility, equality, Western democracy and economic system, humane principles and caring." The party is strongly pro-European and is a member of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists.

Its vote share has been around 27% in parliamentary elections in the 1990s and 2000s (decade). It won 45 out of 200 seats in the parliamentary elections of 2011, becoming the largest party in the Finnish parliament for the first time in its history. The National Coalition Party also formed the current coalition government. On the municipal level, it became the most popular party in 2008 as well as in 2012.

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