The National Coalition nominated their first set of candidates in September: The 3 current MEPs representing National Coalition Henna Virkkunen, Sirpa Pietikäinen and Petri Sarvamaa are standing again.

National Coalition Party (KOK)

Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP

Petri Sarvamaa, MEP

Henna Virkkunen, MEP

Aura Salla – the chair of Coalition Party’s Party Council and the Adviser for Communication and Outreach at the European Political Strategy Centre

Kimmo Sasi – former MP and minister

Janika Takatalo – chair of National Coalition’s student union

Paula Aikio-Tallgren – entrepreneur

Hans Adolf Ehrnrooth  – General Staff Officer

Kari Kallonen – the Finnish honorary title of teollisuuneuvos

Jyrki Koivikko – the Finnish honorary title of kouluneuvos

Mikko Ohela – consultant

Tuomas Tikkanen – public relations officer

Pirkko Vihko – Professor

Leena Zittling


Christian Democrats (KD)

MP Sari Essayah is considering candidacy.