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Article 165

Right to nominate candidates   The right to nominate candidates for the European Parliamentary Election is vested in:   political parties;  enfranchised persons who have founded a constituency association. In regard to the nomination of candidates, two or more parties have the right to establish an electoral alliance by mutual consent. Two or more constituency associations are entitled to establish a joint list in a similar manner.   The nominated candidates are candidates for the country of Finland as a whole.