Advance votes for the Finnish parliamentary elections are counted on April 14 at a polling station in Helsinki. Photo: AFP

Voting begins in Finland's 'anti-austerity election'

  • A record 1.5 million Finns, over a third of the electorate, have already cast their ballots during a week of advance voting this month
  • Voting is taking place amid widespread opposition to spending cut. The far-right is predicted to make large gains
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Advance votes for the Finnish parliamentary elections are counted on April 14 at a polling station in Helsinki. Photo: AFP
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