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Several members of the Student Union were elected to city councils!

11.04.2017

59 HYY’s members ran as municipal election candidates in Helsinki – as many as 5% of all candidates. Alviina Alametsä, Fatim Diarra, Petra Malin, Otto Meri, Dani Niskanen and Daniel Sazonov were elected to the City Council. Tarik Ahsanullah, Toni Ahva, Elisa Gebhard, Mia Haglund, Sirkku Ingervo, Marianna Kupias, Matilda Merenmies, Karin Palmén, Amanda Pasanen and Sameli Sivonen became deputy members.

HYY’s members Herik Vuornos and Teemu Lahtinen were elected in Espoo and Sara Saramäki became a deputy member. Sakari Rokkanen was elected to the city council and Helen Josefsson became a deputy member in Vantaa. Several candidates were also elected to the city councils of municipalities outside the capital region: Anita Westerholm in Raasepori, Deryan Özgün in Riihimäki, Heli Lehtelä in Orimattila and Sofia Nevalainen in Lovisa

Congratulations to the elected candidates!