How did the re-election change (or not) the political map of Falun?

How did the re-election change (or not) the political map of Falun?

Re-elections are rare in Sweden, but on Sunday the people of Falun went to the polls again. Here's how they voted.

Swedish town to hold re-election after postal mix-up

Swedish town to hold re-election after postal mix-up

First party leader debate reveals Sweden’s new divisions

First party leader debate reveals Sweden’s new divisions

How Sweden’s government deal has hit the popularity of political parties
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How Sweden’s government deal has hit the popularity of political parties

Stefan Löfven welcomes start of ‘historic’ era in Swedish politics

Stefan Löfven welcomes start of ‘historic’ era in Swedish politics

Who’s who in Sweden’s new government?
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Who’s who in Sweden’s new government?

Stefan Löfven’s new cabinet: Who’s in and who’s out?

Stefan Löfven’s new cabinet: Who’s in and who’s out?

Sweden’s Left Party leader would talk to Moderates in event of no confidence in new government

Sweden’s Left Party leader would talk to Moderates in event of no confidence in new government

How did Stefan Löfven secure a second term as PM against all odds?

How did Stefan Löfven secure a second term as PM against all odds?

Stefan Löfven voted back in as Swedish prime minister

Stefan Löfven voted back in as Swedish prime minister

Stefan Löfven expected to be voted back in as Swedish prime minister

Stefan Löfven expected to be voted back in as Swedish prime minister

Politics Q&A: What happens now and how did Sweden get here?
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Politics Q&A: What happens now and how did Sweden get here?

BLOG: Stefan Löfven set to be Swedish PM again after Left Party gives go-ahead

BLOG: Stefan Löfven set to be Swedish PM again after Left Party gives go-ahead

Swedes mostly negative towards proposed government deal: survey

Swedes mostly negative towards proposed government deal: survey

Swedish prime minister vote postponed – and here’s why

Swedish prime minister vote postponed – and here’s why

What does Sweden’s government deal mean for internationals?
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What does Sweden’s government deal mean for internationals?

Sweden’s Left Party ‘not ready’ to support new government deal

Sweden’s Left Party ‘not ready’ to support new government deal

Stefan Löfven defends deal with Sweden’s centre-liberal parties

Stefan Löfven defends deal with Sweden’s centre-liberal parties

Crucial week ahead as Sweden edges closer to a new government

Crucial week ahead as Sweden edges closer to a new government

With Liberals on board, formation of new Swedish government lies in hands of Left

With Liberals on board, formation of new Swedish government lies in hands of Left

Green Party approves new Swedish government agreement

Green Party approves new Swedish government agreement

ANALYSIS: Löfven’s return as Swedish PM carries ‘high price’ for all

ANALYSIS: Löfven’s return as Swedish PM carries ‘high price’ for all

Swedish parties strike deal to end political deadlock

Swedish parties strike deal to end political deadlock

Swedish snap election could be held on April 7th

Swedish snap election could be held on April 7th

Who will be Sweden’s next prime minister? Rivals make their final pitch

Who will be Sweden’s next prime minister? Rivals make their final pitch

Will Sweden finally get a new government this month?

Will Sweden finally get a new government this month?

Santa won’t bring Sweden a new government for Christmas

Santa won’t bring Sweden a new government for Christmas

Sweden prepares for next step in government talks

Sweden prepares for next step in government talks

Sweden starts laying the groundwork for snap election

Sweden starts laying the groundwork for snap election

Stefan Löfven defeated in parliamentary vote

Stefan Löfven defeated in parliamentary vote

Centre-left leader Stefan Löfven to face parliamentary vote as PM

Centre-left leader Stefan Löfven to face parliamentary vote as PM

What’s the next step in Sweden’s government-forming process?

What’s the next step in Sweden’s government-forming process?

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics

Stefan Löfven given more time to try to form a government

Stefan Löfven given more time to try to form a government

Malmö Liberals join Social Democrats in city coalition

Malmö Liberals join Social Democrats in city coalition

Sweden’s Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven to be proposed as PM

Sweden’s Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven to be proposed as PM

Timeline: Everything that’s happened in Swedish politics since the elections

Timeline: Everything that’s happened in Swedish politics since the elections

Sweden’s Centre Party leader abandons bid to break political deadlock

Sweden’s Centre Party leader abandons bid to break political deadlock

Could Centre Party leader Annie Lööf get Sweden a government?

Could Centre Party leader Annie Lööf get Sweden a government?

Swedish search for a prime minister continues amid budget debate

Swedish search for a prime minister continues amid budget debate

Who’s running the country? Your questions about the Swedish election
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Who’s running the country? Your questions about the Swedish election

Swedish parliament rejects centre-right PM candidate Ulf Kristersson

Swedish parliament rejects centre-right PM candidate Ulf Kristersson

Centre-right PM candidate faces likely defeat in Swedish parliamentary vote

Centre-right PM candidate faces likely defeat in Swedish parliamentary vote

Swedish conservative leader to face prime minister vote with minority coalition

Swedish conservative leader to face prime minister vote with minority coalition

Snap election would cost Sweden millions of kronor

Snap election would cost Sweden millions of kronor

Analysis: A historic week ahead for the Swedish Parliament

Analysis: A historic week ahead for the Swedish Parliament

Opinion: Swedish political deadlock crosses Atlantic to US

Opinion: Swedish political deadlock crosses Atlantic to US

Sweden’s Moderates leader Ulf Kristersson to be proposed as PM

Sweden’s Moderates leader Ulf Kristersson to be proposed as PM

Speaker to announce next steps in Swedish government talks

Speaker to announce next steps in Swedish government talks

Sweden told to step up its game to fight international smear campaign

Sweden told to step up its game to fight international smear campaign

Sweden’s party leaders meet for group talks in bid to break deadlock

Sweden’s party leaders meet for group talks in bid to break deadlock

What next for Sweden amid record-long government talks?

What next for Sweden amid record-long government talks?

Sweden headed for ‘untested ground’ as budget deadline draws near

Sweden headed for ‘untested ground’ as budget deadline draws near

Social Democrats hold on to power in Malmö

Social Democrats hold on to power in Malmö

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven gets second try at breaking political deadlock

Swedish PM Stefan Löfven gets second try at breaking political deadlock

How a pop-up newsroom fought fake news during Sweden’s election

How a pop-up newsroom fought fake news during Sweden’s election

What next for Sweden after centre-right failure to form a government?

What next for Sweden after centre-right failure to form a government?

Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government

Swedish centre-right leader abandons first bid to form government

Who will govern Sweden? Eight possible coalition scenarios
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Who will govern Sweden? Eight possible coalition scenarios

This is how much you earn if you’re a Swedish politician

This is how much you earn if you’re a Swedish politician

Sweden Democrats take power in municipal council

Sweden Democrats take power in municipal council

Sweden’s centre-right leader asked to form a government (or at least give it his best shot)

Sweden’s centre-right leader asked to form a government (or at least give it his best shot)

Talks on forming Sweden’s new government to continue next week

Talks on forming Sweden’s new government to continue next week

Sweden begins process of finding a new prime minister

Sweden begins process of finding a new prime minister

What’s next for Sweden after confidence vote?

What’s next for Sweden after confidence vote?

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven voted out by parliament

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven voted out by parliament

Swedish Prime Minister likely to be ousted in confidence vote today

Swedish Prime Minister likely to be ousted in confidence vote today

Swedish parliament prepares to vote on prime minister

Swedish parliament prepares to vote on prime minister

What’s next for Sweden? Why today is crucial for the country’s political future

What’s next for Sweden? Why today is crucial for the country’s political future

Sweden’s Green Party to vote for left-wing deputy speaker candidate

Sweden’s Green Party to vote for left-wing deputy speaker candidate

Sweden Democrats to vote for Alliance candidate as parliamentary speaker

Sweden Democrats to vote for Alliance candidate as parliamentary speaker

Centre-right Alliance declines offer of ‘cross-bloc’ parliamentary speaker

Centre-right Alliance declines offer of ‘cross-bloc’ parliamentary speaker

In stats: How gender equal is Sweden’s new parliament?

In stats: How gender equal is Sweden’s new parliament?

Why a railway caused a major upset in Gothenburg elections

Why a railway caused a major upset in Gothenburg elections

Swedish Election Authority finishes vote count

Swedish Election Authority finishes vote count

Sweden’s final election result delayed by two days

Sweden’s final election result delayed by two days

145 votes not counted in Sweden election after postal mix-up

145 votes not counted in Sweden election after postal mix-up

Malmö’s commuter-belt Moderates back talks with populists

Malmö’s commuter-belt Moderates back talks with populists

Swedish election: centre-left coalition leads after all votes counted

Swedish election: centre-left coalition leads after all votes counted

Opinion: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede

Opinion: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede

Sweden counts overseas votes in dead-heat election

Sweden counts overseas votes in dead-heat election

U2 singer Bono mocks Sweden Democrats at Paris concert

U2 singer Bono mocks Sweden Democrats at Paris concert

Will Swedish values survive the next two weeks?

Will Swedish values survive the next two weeks?

Six things we know and six we don’t about Sweden’s election
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Six things we know and six we don’t about Sweden’s election

Sweden Democrats biggest in two-thirds of Skåne districts

Sweden Democrats biggest in two-thirds of Skåne districts

Swedish election results change after reporting error

Swedish election results change after reporting error

Will Sweden be able to form a government?

Will Sweden be able to form a government?

European stocks climb after Swedish election relief

European stocks climb after Swedish election relief

A Swedish election night ‘valvaka’ through the eyes of a foreigner
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A Swedish election night ‘valvaka’ through the eyes of a foreigner

The Sweden Election Playbook – A collaborative piece with Politico and The Local

The Sweden Election Playbook – A collaborative piece with Politico and The Local

Turnout up in Swedish election

Turnout up in Swedish election

What next for Sweden after election nailbiter?

What next for Sweden after election nailbiter?

Identity of new Swedish government unclear as nationalist influence grows

Identity of new Swedish government unclear as nationalist influence grows

Sweden PM invites opposition to talks as far-right make election gains

Sweden PM invites opposition to talks as far-right make election gains

Immigrants anxious over rise of Swedish far-right

Immigrants anxious over rise of Swedish far-right

Swedish Liberal leader auctions shirt off his back to fight racism

Swedish Liberal leader auctions shirt off his back to fight racism

Sweden for beginners: Five things to know on election day

Sweden for beginners: Five things to know on election day

Sjöbo, the town where Sweden Democrats hope for power

Sjöbo, the town where Sweden Democrats hope for power

Ten must-read articles about the Swedish election
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Ten must-read articles about the Swedish election

Blog: Sweden faces uncertainty after dead-heat election
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Blog: Sweden faces uncertainty after dead-heat election

Opinion: Sweden and India – the many flavours of two thriving democracies

Opinion: Sweden and India – the many flavours of two thriving democracies

Sweden ‘naive’ about integration: ex-Peshmerga Swedish MP

Sweden ‘naive’ about integration: ex-Peshmerga Swedish MP

Sweden Democrats to boycott public broadcaster following debate controversy

Sweden Democrats to boycott public broadcaster following debate controversy

Sweden Democrats leader Åkesson receives death threat: party

Sweden Democrats leader Åkesson receives death threat: party

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem

Sweden’s election is being misreported abroad – and this is a problem

Swedish election outcome uncertain in final days of campaign

Swedish election outcome uncertain in final days of campaign

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

‘Sweden has let the immigration issue hijack the political agenda’

Report: Swedes bombarded with ‘fake news’ ahead of election

Report: Swedes bombarded with ‘fake news’ ahead of election

Rural nationalists want to ‘make Sweden great again’

Rural nationalists want to ‘make Sweden great again’

The Local’s guide to the Swedish parties’ election promises

The Local’s guide to the Swedish parties’ election promises

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

Who is Jimmie Åkesson, the architect of Sweden’s rising far-right?

Who is Jimmie Åkesson, the architect of Sweden’s rising far-right?

Election Q&A: Where does your party stand on dual citizenship?
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Election Q&A: Where does your party stand on dual citizenship?

Election Q&A: How do you want to fix Sweden’s housing crisis?
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Election Q&A: How do you want to fix Sweden’s housing crisis?

Election Q&A: How do you want to decrease unemployment among foreigners?
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Election Q&A: How do you want to decrease unemployment among foreigners?

Election Q&A: Do you want Swedish tests for would-be citizens?
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Election Q&A: Do you want Swedish tests for would-be citizens?

Election Q&A: How do you want to make it easier for foreign talent to come to Sweden?
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Election Q&A: How do you want to make it easier for foreign talent to come to Sweden?

Sweden Democrat revelations bring back bad memories in Klippan
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Sweden Democrat revelations bring back bad memories in Klippan

Will Sweden be able to form a government? Four possible election scenarios

Will Sweden be able to form a government? Four possible election scenarios

‘Political participation of migrants in Sweden is important for the quality of democracy’

‘Political participation of migrants in Sweden is important for the quality of democracy’

Sweden Democrat leader’s visit causes disquiet among Malmö’s Muslims

Sweden Democrat leader’s visit causes disquiet among Malmö’s Muslims

Who is Sweden’s Moderate opposition leader Ulf Kristersson?

Who is Sweden’s Moderate opposition leader Ulf Kristersson?

Who is Sweden’s Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Löfven?

Who is Sweden’s Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Löfven?

Swedes enjoy world-class healthcare, but long queues frustrate voters

Swedes enjoy world-class healthcare, but long queues frustrate voters

Social Democrats head for record low score in Sweden’s election

Social Democrats head for record low score in Sweden’s election

Security service warns of increase in attempts to influence Swedish election

Security service warns of increase in attempts to influence Swedish election

Protesters target Sweden Democrats and Alternative for Sweden with eggs and tomatoes

Protesters target Sweden Democrats and Alternative for Sweden with eggs and tomatoes

Two Sweden Democrats kicked out of party for Nazi purchases, Hitler support

Two Sweden Democrats kicked out of party for Nazi purchases, Hitler support

Twitter bots amplify anti-immigration sentiment ahead of Swedish election

Twitter bots amplify anti-immigration sentiment ahead of Swedish election

New and ‘fantastic’ Swedish national anthem aims to raise spirits before election

New and ‘fantastic’ Swedish national anthem aims to raise spirits before election

Social Democrat steps down after spreading false information in Arabic

Social Democrat steps down after spreading false information in Arabic

Several former Nazis running for office as Sweden Democrats: report

Several former Nazis running for office as Sweden Democrats: report

Social Democrats promise Swedish parents an extra week of paid holiday

Social Democrats promise Swedish parents an extra week of paid holiday

Election vocabulary: How to talk about politics like a Swede
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Election vocabulary: How to talk about politics like a Swede

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?

What sort of government might Sweden have after the election?

Hollywood actor Joel Kinnaman in heartfelt plea to voters in Sweden

Hollywood actor Joel Kinnaman in heartfelt plea to voters in Sweden

Early voting starts in Sweden as election race heats up

Early voting starts in Sweden as election race heats up

Swedish authorities monitor Islamic group’s campaign to stop Swedish Muslims voting

Swedish authorities monitor Islamic group’s campaign to stop Swedish Muslims voting

Sweden’s Social Democrats’ website hacked in attack linked to Russia and North Korea

Sweden’s Social Democrats’ website hacked in attack linked to Russia and North Korea

Sweden’s parties fight for immigrant vote at ‘Malmedalen’ festival

Sweden’s parties fight for immigrant vote at ‘Malmedalen’ festival

International observers to monitor Swedish election for first time

International observers to monitor Swedish election for first time

Swedes overseas start voting in the September election

Swedes overseas start voting in the September election

Sweden grapples with neo-Nazis in election campaign

Sweden grapples with neo-Nazis in election campaign

Which party leader do people in Sweden trust most?

Which party leader do people in Sweden trust most?

Employment and economy key to growth of Sweden Democrats: research

Employment and economy key to growth of Sweden Democrats: research

Support for anti-immigration Sweden Democrats grows ahead of Swedish election

Support for anti-immigration Sweden Democrats grows ahead of Swedish election

More faith in the EU and the economy: Six changes in Swedish opinion

More faith in the EU and the economy: Six changes in Swedish opinion

Social Democrats call for tougher rules on labour migration to Sweden

Social Democrats call for tougher rules on labour migration to Sweden

How to understand the 2018 Swedish election through Abba songs

How to understand the 2018 Swedish election through Abba songs

To win votes at home, Swedish politicians must discuss Sweden abroad

To win votes at home, Swedish politicians must discuss Sweden abroad

Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon plans to visit Sweden this spring

Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon plans to visit Sweden this spring

This is Swedes’ favourite minister: survey

This is Swedes’ favourite minister: survey

How to vote in the 2018 Swedish election

How to vote in the 2018 Swedish election

These are Sweden’s most (and least) popular ministers

These are Sweden’s most (and least) popular ministers

Anti-immigration Sweden Democrats the biggest losers in new pre-election poll

Anti-immigration Sweden Democrats the biggest losers in new pre-election poll

Sweden’s party leaders clash in heated TV debate

Sweden’s party leaders clash in heated TV debate

Sweden Democrat politician denies sexually assaulting fellow MP

Sweden Democrat politician denies sexually assaulting fellow MP

Opinion: Getting foreign-born Swedes to vote in 2018 should be a key issue

Opinion: Getting foreign-born Swedes to vote in 2018 should be a key issue

Social Democrats unharmed by IT scandal, polls suggest

Social Democrats unharmed by IT scandal, polls suggest

What you need to know about Sweden’s party leaders ahead of the 2018 election

What you need to know about Sweden’s party leaders ahead of the 2018 election

Day of reckoning? Swedish parties anxiously await key poll results

Day of reckoning? Swedish parties anxiously await key poll results

Calls for opposition Moderate leader to be replaced before 2018 Swedish election: reports

Calls for opposition Moderate leader to be replaced before 2018 Swedish election: reports

Swedish PM Löfven warns of fake news concerns ahead of 2018 election

Swedish PM Löfven warns of fake news concerns ahead of 2018 election

Could crisis in the opposition bring a new political climate in Sweden?

Could crisis in the opposition bring a new political climate in Sweden?

Liberals offer conditional support for Löfven as Swedish PM

Liberals offer conditional support for Löfven as Swedish PM

Centre Party open to Löfven returning as Swedish PM

Centre Party open to Löfven returning as Swedish PM

Swedish word of the day: sonderingsperson

Swedish word of the day: sonderingsperson

Sweden in Focus: How did the political situation get to where it is today?
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Sweden in Focus: How did the political situation get to where it is today?

Opinion: ‘So I’m not THAT type of immigrant? I’ve heard that before’

Opinion: ‘So I’m not THAT type of immigrant? I’ve heard that before’

How robust is Sweden’s democracy? (Clue: not very)
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How robust is Sweden’s democracy? (Clue: not very)