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Who will govern Sweden? Eight possible coalition scenarios

Sweden's government buildings, left, and parliament, right. Photo: Stina Stjernkvist/TT

Published: 09.Oct.2018 12:28 hrs

Sweden is still trying to form a government after its September 9th election left the country divided. Let's take a look at possible future coalitions.

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Sweden's speaker of parliament has four attempts to get lawmakers to agree to a new prime minister, or at least convince enough MPs to abstain and not actively vote against the candidate. If they fail to agree, a new election shall be held within three months. So far, parliament has always approved the first proposal.

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