List of political parties in Sweden

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This article lists political parties in Sweden.

Sweden has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which parties often have a smaller chance of gaining power alone, and in the event a majority is not reached, can choose to work with each other to form coalition governments.

National parties[edit]

The letter(s) after each Swedish party name are the abbreviations commonly used in the Swedish media.

Parties with official representation[edit]

Parties with representation in the Riksdag and/or European Parliament:

Party Abbr. Leader Ideology Political position MPs MEPs EP group
Swedish Social Democratic Party
Socialdemokratiska arbetarpartiet
S/SAP Magdalena Andersson Social democracy Centre-left
107 / 349
5 / 21
S&D
Sweden Democrats
Sverigedemokraterna
SD Jimmie Åkesson Right-wing to far-right
73 / 349
3 / 21
ECR
Moderate Party
Moderata samlingspartiet
M Ulf Kristersson Liberal conservatism Centre-right
68 / 349
4 / 21
EPP
Left Party
Vänsterpartiet
V Nooshi Dadgostar Left-wing
24 / 349
1 / 21
GUE/NGL
Centre Party
Centerpartiet
C Muharrem Demirok Liberalism Centre to centre-right
24 / 349
2 / 21
Renew
Christian Democrats
Kristdemokraterna
KD Ebba Busch Centre-right to right-wing
19 / 349
2 / 21
EPP
Green Party
Miljöpartiet de Gröna
MP Daniel Helldén
Märta Stenevi
Centre-left
18 / 349
3 / 21
Greens/EFA
Liberals
Liberalerna
L Johan Pehrson Centre-right
16 / 349
1 / 21
Renew
  • According to a threshold rule, any one particular party must receive at least 4% of the votes to be allocated a seat in the Riksdag.
  • Any party having broken the 1% threshold in the last two EU-parliament or Riksdag elections respectively will have their ballots printed and distributed by the authorities.[1]

Minor parties[edit]

Defunct and historical parties[edit]

Joke parties[edit]

Regional and local parties[edit]

The following is a list of currently active[a] and defunct (†) parties on the local (municipal and regional) levels.

Parties that are:

  • active only at the regional levels are listed in bold
  • active at both the regional and municipal levels are bold and are marked with an asterisk (*)
  • simultaneously campaigning on the national level are underlined

Blekinge[edit]

Dalarna[edit]

Gävleborg[edit]

Halland[edit]

Jämtland[edit]

Jönköping[edit]

Kalmar[edit]

Kronoberg[edit]

Norrbotten[edit]

Scania[edit]

Södermanland[edit]

Stockholm[edit]

Uppsala[edit]

Västerbotten[edit]

Västernorrland[edit]

Västra Götaland[edit]

Örebro[edit]

Östergötland[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ For the purposes of this article, a party qualifies as "active" if they have campaigned for a legislature since 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Putting out ballot papers". Valmyndigheten. 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Internetfenomenet som fick Hanif Bali i blåsväder". www.expressen.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 18 November 2019.

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