Poll: Government falls further behind
TT/The Local · 16 Jul 2008, 10:08
Published: 16 Jul 2008 10:08 GMT+02:00
The right-wing Sweden Democrats increased strongly and polled 4 percent, sufficient to claims seats in the parliament at a general election.
The Social Democrats, Left party and Green party gained a total of 51.7 percent while the four-party Alliance government dropped 2.8 percentage points to 42.9 percent in a new voter survey by Skop.
The Liberal party (Folkpartiet) remained unchanged at 7.5 percent, as did the Green party at 7.2 percent. The Centre party gained 0.4 points to 6.9 percent, the Left party dropped 1.2 points to 5.6 percent and the Christian Democrats remained unchanged at 5.5 percent.
The far-right Sweden Democrats gained 1.5 percentage points to poll 4 percent.
Skop interviewed 1,100 people between June 16th and July 12th 2008.