Donald Duck Party

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Donald Duck Party
Leader Bosse Persson
Headquarters  Sweden
Ideology Joke
International affiliation None
Voting slip for the Riksdag elections.

The Donald Duck Party (Swedish: Kalle Anka-partiet) is a Swedish joke political party named after the Disney character Donald Duck. The party has received joke or protest votes without actually existing for several years;[citation needed] however, before the Swedish general election, 2002, Malmö citizen Bosse Persson had ballots made for the party (as well as for several other frivolous parties). Contrary to popular belief, however, the party was never officially registered with the Election Authority.

At the very most, the Donald Duck Party has scored enough write-in votes at points theoretically to be the country's ninth-most popular (in 1991, it received 1,535 votes[citation needed]).

In the 2002 national election, the party received 10 votes from pre-printed ballots and an unknown number of hand-written ballots.[1]

In the 2006 elections, the party (including all spellings) received 225 votes, placing it in the middle of the pack - 21st place out of about 40 parties running for office. All votes were write-in.[2]

In the 2010 elections, the party received 107 votes, making it the largest party without pre-printed ballots, and the 21st largest party in the Swedish riksdag elections.[3]

In the 2014 elections, the party received 133 votes, the 24th most voted for party in the Riksdag elections and the third largest party without pre-printed ballots. [4]

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