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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Sweden

· Official EE19 website

https://www.val.se/eu-valet-2019/eu-2019.html

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

none

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

20/21

· Current government

Socialdemokraterna (S&D) & Miljöpartiet (The Greens/EFA) since January 2019


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

1

· Preferential vote

yes

· Postal vote

yes

· Advanced vote

yes

· Threshold to get elected

4 %

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

08.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

21.00 CET

· Exit polls

21.00 CET (public TV SVT)

· Official announcement of first results

23.00 – 00.00 CET

· Provisional final results expected

23.00 – 00.00 CET


VOTERS


· Total

approximately 7 300 000 (Swedish citizens nationally registered in Sweden)

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

9

· Candidates (total)

330

· Female candidates %

N/A

· Legal minimum age

18

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing EP)

Socialdemokraterna (S&D) – Heléne Fritzon

Miljöpartiet (Greens) – Alice Bah Kuhnke

Moderaterna (EPP) – Tomas Tobé

Liberalerna (ALDE) - Karin Karlsbro

Sverigedemokraterna (ECR) – Peter Lundgren

Centerpartiet (ALDE) – Fredrick Federley

Vänsterpartiet (European Left) - Malin Björk

Kristdemokraterna (EPP) – Sara Skyttedal

Feministiskt initiativ (S&D) - Soraya Post

· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

Jytte Guteland (Socialdemokraterna)

Aleksander Gabelic (Socialdemokraterna)

Peter Lundgren (Sverigedemokraterna)

Soraya Post (Feministiskt initiativ)

Fredrick Federley (Centerpartiet)

Jakop Dalunde (Miljöpartiet)

Bodil Valero (Miljöpartiet)

Malin Björk (Vänsterpartiet)

Max Andersson (Partiet Vändpunkt)

RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

Socialdemokraterna

5

24.19 %

Miljöpartiet

4

15.41 %

Moderaterna

3

13.65 %

Liberalerna

2

9.91 %

Sverigedemokraterna

2

9.67 %

Centerpartiet

1

6.49 %

Vänsterpartiet

1

6.30 %

Kristdemokraterna

1

5.93 %

Feministiskt initiativ

1

5.49 %

Other parties

0

2.96 %


TURNOUT 2014

51.07 %