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The Latest: Finland populist party on Social Democrat heels

Apr 14, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

HELSINKI (AP) - The Latest on Finland's parliamentary election (all times local):

10:15 p.m.

Election returns in Finland indicate the Social Democratic Party was the top vote-getter in the country's parliamentary election, trailed closely by the populist euroskeptic Finns Party.

With 90% of ballots counted on Sunday night, the Social Democrats had won 40 seats in the 200-member parliament and the Finns Party 39.

The preliminary returns gave the conservative National Coali...