Askersund Municipality

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Askersund Municipality
Askersunds kommun
Municipality
Askersund Town Hall
Askersund Town Hall
Coat of arms of Askersund Municipality
Coat of arms
Askersund Municipality in Örebro County.png
Country Sweden
County Örebro County
Seat Askersund
Area[1]
 • Total 1,019.74 km2 (393.72 sq mi)
 • Land 815.99 km2 (315.06 sq mi)
 • Water 203.75 km2 (78.67 sq mi)
  Area as of 1 January 2014.
Population (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total 11,175
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 code SE
Province Närke
Municipal code 1882
Website www.askersund.se
A hamburger bar in Hammar, a village in the northern part of Askersund Municipality.

Askersund Municipality (Askersunds kommun) is a municipality in Örebro County in central Sweden. Its seat is located in the city of Askersund.

The present municipality was created in 1971, when the former City of Askersund was merged with the rural municipalities Hammar and Lerbäck.

Localities[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Askersund's two twin towns with the year of its establishing:

  1. (1945) Eura, Finland Finland
  2. (1990) Jordanów, Poland Poland

Elections[edit]

These are the results of the elections in the municipality since the first election after the municipal reform, being held in 1973. The exact results of Sweden Democrats were not listed at a municipal level by SCB from 1988 to 1998 due to the party's small size at the time. "Turnout" denotes the percentage of eligible people casting any ballots, whereas "Votes" denotes the amount of valid votes only.

Riksdag[edit]

Year Turnout Votes V S MP C L KD M SD ND
1973[3] 90.1 7,452 2.4 47.7 0.0 29.9 7.4 4.0 8.5 0.0 0.0
1976[4] 91.2 7,787 2.2 46.5 0.0 31.2 7.3 2.7 10.1 0.0 0.0
1979[5] 90.2 7,820 2.9 47.1 0.0 24.1 7.7 2.9 14.5 0.0 0.0
1982[6] 90.9 8,058 2.9 50.8 1.2 21.0 5.0 3.3 15.9 0.0 0.0
1985[7] 89.6 7,936 3.0 50.6 0.9 19.9 10.8 0.0 14.6 0.0 0.0
1988[8] 86.9 7,651 4.0 49.8 3.5 16.5 9.2 4.8 12.2 0.0 0.0
1991[9] 86.8 7,769 3.2 43.8 2.3 13.1 6.2 9.5 14.8 0.0 6.6
1994[10] 87.3 7,957 5.6 52.4 3.9 11.0 5.5 5.4 14.9 0.0 0.8
1998[11] 81.8 7,273 12.8 42.5 3.6 8.5 3.5 11.5 15.8 0.0 0.0
2002[12] 81.0 7,186 8.5 45.4 3.2 10.5 8.7 9.3 11.1 2.1 0.0
2006[13] 82.7 7,371 5.4 43.9 3.5 10.9 5.2 7.5 18.6 3.7 0.0
2010[14] 84.8 7,628 4.6 39.4 4.9 8.1 4.9 6.0 25.6 5.8 0.0
2014[15] 86.7 7,664 4.4 37.9 4.1 8.5 3.1 4.4 17.4 17.7 0.0

Blocs

This lists the relative strength of the socialist and centre-right blocs since 1973, but parties not elected to the Riksdag are inserted as "other", including the Sweden Democrats results from 1988 to 2006, but also the Christian Democrats pre-1991 and the Greens in 1982, 1985 and 1991. The sources are identical to the table above. The coalition or government mandate marked in bold formed the government after the election. New Democracy got elected in 1991 but are still listed as "other" due to the short lifespan of the party.

Year Turnout Votes Left Right SD Other Elected
1973 90.1 7,452 50.1 45.8 0.0 4.1 95.9
1976 91.2 7,787 48.7 48.6 0.0 2.7 97.3
1979 90.2 7,820 50.0 46.3 0.0 3.7 96.3
1982 90.9 8,058 53.7 41.9 0.0 4.4 95.6
1985 89.6 7,936 53.6 45.3 0.0 1.1 98.9
1988 86.9 7,651 57.5 37.9 0.0 4.6 95.4
1991 86.8 7,769 47.0 43.6 0.0 9.4 97.2
1994 87.3 7,957 61.9 36.8 0.0 1.3 98.7
1998 81.8 7,273 58.9 39.3 0.0 1.8 98.2
2002 81.0 7,186 57.1 39.6 0.0 3.3 96.7
2006 82.7 7,371 52.7 42.2 0.0 5.1 94.9
2010 84.8 7,628 48.9 44.6 5.8 0.7 99.3
2014 86.7 7,664 46.4 33.4 17.7 2.5 97.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistiska centralbyrån, Kommunarealer den 1 januari 2014" (Microsoft Excel) (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2017" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 21, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1973 (page 166)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1976 (page 161)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1979 (page 186)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1982 (page 187)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1985 (page 188)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1988 (page 168)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  9. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1991 (page 29)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  10. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1994 (page 43)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  11. ^ "Riksdagsvalet 1998 (page 40)" (PDF) (in Swedish). SCB. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  12. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Askersunds kommun 2002" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  13. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Askersunds kommun 2006" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  14. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Askersunds kommun 2010" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  15. ^ "Valresultat Riksdag Askersunds kommun 2014" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 

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Coordinates: 58°53′N 14°54′E / 58.883°N 14.900°E / 58.883; 14.900