North Karelia (formerly Kuopio East) is an electoral district represented in the FinnishEduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative region of North Karelia, with a population of 169,722 (). North Karelia elects six members of the Eduskunta, when in 2005 there were still seven seats.
The constituency is largely rural, centred around the city of Joensuu. The largest party in the Finnish parliamentary elections has traditionally been the Centre Party.
The reduction of seats caused the Green League leader Tarja Cronberg to lose her seat in 2007 elections, even she got 11,7 % and second the most votes in constituency.