Sweden awaits winner after rocky elections

Sweden awaits winner after rocky elections

Sweden began a three-day wait on Monday to designate the winning side of its legislative elections, with the right and the far right in the event of a simultaneous victory.

Due to repeated political crises in recent years, the Nordic country is in a phase of uncertainty when it comes to forming a government once again, with a majority that still looks too narrow.

After an evening of unbelievable results, the Scandinavian country’s electoral authority warned that a final decision on the ballot should wait until Wednesday, as scores are tight.

According to partial results covering about 95% of polling stations, the bloc led by Ulf Christerson, leader of the Moderates’ Conservative Party, will get an absolute majority of 175 to 176 seats, compared with 173 to 174 for the leftist bloc. Outgoing Social Democrat Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson. If these numbers are confirmed, the Left will quit after eight years.

The big winner of the evening is the nationalist anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) party led by Jimmy Axon. With a provisional score of 20.7%, it sets a new record and becomes the first right-wing party, but also the second party in Sweden. ,it smells great“Launched the 43-year-old party leader in front of his troops in Fusion at his campaign headquarters, celebrated by chants”Jimmy, Lallalalal,

While the vote-out turnout and the first preliminary results suggested a narrow victory for the Left at the beginning of the evening, the Rights were on their way to victory as counting progressed.

Based on the votes counted by midnight, the right-wing bloc (SD, Moderates, Christian Democrats and Liberals) would win 49.8% of the vote. The Left Bloc (Social Democrats, Left Party, Greens and Center Party) would gather 48.8%. That’s only 60,000 votes behind for an electorate of 7.8 million people.

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The Swedes Abroad vote and some of the votes already cast are yet to be counted, but political scientists say the result is unlikely to be reversed.

,tonight we won’t have the final result“said Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson, who did not throw in the towel with a good score for her party of over 30%.


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