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    The key dynamic in Sweden’s general election was the centre-right losing out to the far-right Sweden Democrats

The key dynamic in Sweden’s general election was the centre-right losing out to the far-right Sweden Democrats

Sweden held a general election on 14 September, with the Swedish Social Democratic Party emerging as the largest party ahead of incumbent Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt’s Moderate Party. Katrine Kielos outlines the five key reasons why Reinfeldt suffered at the polls, noting that most of the support lost by his centre-right coalition went to the far-right Sweden Democrats.

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    Swedish general election: a final look at the polls and the party platforms

Swedish general election: a final look at the polls and the party platforms

Sweden will hold a general election on 14 September. Ahead of the vote Jonathan Polk and Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson provide an overview of the polling and the platforms for each of the mainstream parties. They note that while the ‘Red-Green’ opposition parties have been leading the polls, there is some momentum for the governing ‘Alliance’ coalition and it still […]

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    The Swedish government is set to lose the 2014 general election despite the country’s economic performance

The Swedish government is set to lose the 2014 general election despite the country’s economic performance

Sweden will hold a general election on 14 September. With one month to go until the vote, Anders Sundell presents two distinct forecasting models on the results: one based on the country’s economic performance and one based on opinion polling data. The results show that if the vote reflected Sweden’s economic performance, it would be expected that Fredrik Reinfeldt’s […]

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