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Sinking trust levels for Sahlin

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12:05 CEST+02:00
A recent poll by Sifo suggests that the Swedish people's confidence in Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has sunk by six percent since 2007.

Now it is the Swedish Prime Minister and Moderate Party leader Fredrik Reinfeldt who is leading with 49 percent.

Back in December 2007 Mona Sahlin led by six percent when 48 percent of voters either had a strong or a very strong level of trust in Sahlin's capabilities and Fredrik Reinfeldt only had 45 percent.

The Centre Party's leader Maud Olofsson still makes it into the top three at 38 percent, despite losing four percent of voters´ trust since 2007.

Lowest in the popularity stakes is the Left Party leader Lars Ohly, who only garnered 18 percent of the Swedish people's vote. In addition, Ohly is the party leader most voters claimed to have no confidence in at all – a whopping 26 percent.

The poll was carried out with 977 people over the age of 18 between the 21st and 24th of April.

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