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Analysis: SDP selects today's young prime minister in a tough place – now the party council to consider whether Marin or Lindtman pressures better

it Was Finland's next prime minister Sanna Marin or Antti Lindtman , one thing is certain: easy will not be. The prime minister gets to run the hard-hit government.

the government parties combined support rate has dropped to 50%, when the spring elections they received 55.7 percent of the vote. In addition, the Antti Rinne get rid of the led to the Post-the soup has hit kiill the two principal parties in between.

the SDP party council elects the prime minister candidate in Sunday at 17.30 at the meeting. In practice, this will be the prime minister.

Both candidates belong to the same generation and not ideological differences are not large, so the SDP's party council made their choices mainly on pragmatic grounds: which one is thought to survive in front of the task.

Read more: Yle follow the government formation and the prime minister to choose the moment to moment

the SDP the applicant was the executor of, not a line leader to

And Mar that Lindtman have shown the ability to mature the tasks involved, evaluates the political history researcher Mikko Strengthen Magma-the idea of the forge. Therefore, not worth too much to stare at it, what they have been.

– Previously, Mar was quite the cause of the fire puhkuja, and smooth it from him still. But it is characteristic of how he has grown his duties, and to Strengthen said.

mari's first big test was the Tampere city council, which he received in 2013. Marin's way of leading the council, for example, in the fervent tram discussions (switch to another service)was collecting praise. Spring 2019 election, he, in turn, had to patch up ill Antti Slope.

Lindtman gathered the spurs board of governors as the chairman of Vantaa. When he started he was only 27 years old. The parliamentary group chairman of the Lindtman is honed negotiating skills even further.

– SDP is a couple of years during the defragmentation process, so now is not sought a new line of leaders, but the ability to put the line along.

Read more: See how Antti Lindtman and Sanna Marin differ

gives whether the Slope of space to the prime minister?

an additional level of the new demarin prime minister to work to create it, that the Slope will remain as party leader.

– whether the prime minister is independent or whether the real power of the party chairman, will be watching particularly closely, and to Strengthen said.

in fact, the watch has started already. Helsingin sanomat and ilta-sanomat have published information according to which the Slope should be trying to influence behind the scenes marin's behalf. Was so or not, that's the picture of the emergence of the works of marin against the.

a Situation where the prime minister and the prime minister, the party chairman are not the same person, is exceptional in Finland in the newer political history.

in This case it is also particularly sensitive, because the prime minister of the Slope had a habit of getting involved in other ministerial matters. Also Sanna Marin said on yle's A-studio earlier this week, that this is a "public show". This also affected the Postal industrial action in a dispute, the center of the prime minister towards the experience of confidence to the north and the slope of the crash.

the Prime minister to convey the party's image outward

moreover, the new prime minister should, of course, able to lift the SDP support. It has dropped 4.5 percentage points to spring election level.

– Who is chosen, he cares about the party's image outward, said to Strengthen.

If a future prime minister in this he is successful, he is strong also in June, when the social democratic party will elect its chairperson. It is, however, still half a year time, and as the slope of the fate shows, it is this moment in Finnish a long time in politics.

Fixed 15.36: in the Title it was said that the SDP shall elect a chairman, when it chooses a prime minister candidate.

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