List of political parties in Sweden

Parliamentary parties

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

Parties with official representation

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

Name Ideology MPs MEPs Membership
Swedish Social Democratic Party
Sveriges Socialdemokratiska arbetarparti
S Social democracy[1] 100 5 89,010 (2017)[2]
Moderate Party
Moderata samlingspartiet
M Liberal conservatism[3] 70 4 45,535 (2017)[2]
Sweden Democrats
Sverigedemokraterna
SD Social conservatism,[4] Nationalism[5] 62 3 28,340 (2017)[2]
Centre Party
Centerpartiet
C Liberalism,[6][7] Agrarianism[6][7] 31 2 29,107 (2017)[2]
Left Party
Vänsterpartiet
V Socialism,[8] Feminist politics[8] 28 1 17,645 (2017)[2]
Christian Democrats
Kristdemokraterna
KD Christian democracy[9] 22 2 20,137 (2017)[2]
Liberals
Liberalerna
L Liberalism,[10] Social liberalism[11] 20 1 15,390 (2017)[2]
Green Party
Miljöpartiet de Gröna
MP Green politics[12] 16 2 10,719 (2017)[2]

Note: 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.[13]

Minor parties

Local parties

Defunct and historical parties

Joke parties

See also

References

  1. Merkel, Wolfgang; Alexander Petring; Christian Henkes; Christoph Egle (2008). Social Democracy in Power: The Capacity to Reform. London: Taylor & Francis. pp. 8, 9. ISBN 0-415-43820-9.
  2. Lindholm, Amanda (23 February 2018). "Sjunkande medlemsantal oroar inte Schyman". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish).
  3. Björn Wittrock (2012). "The Making of Sweden". In Johann Pall Arnason; Bjorn Wittrock (eds.). Nordic Paths to Modernity. Berghahn Books. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-85745-270-2.
  4. Berezin, Mabel (2013), "The Normalization of the Right in Post-Security Europe", Politics in the Age of Austerity, Polity Press, p. 255
  5. Peter Starke; Alexandra Kaasch; Franca Van Hooren (2013). The Welfare State as Crisis Manager: Explaining the Diversity of Policy Responses to Economic Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 194. ISBN 978-1-137-31484-0.
  6. Svante Ersson; Jan-Erik Lane (1998). Politics and Society in Western Europe. SAGE. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-7619-5862-8. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  7. T. Banchoff (1999). Legitimacy and the European Union. Taylor & Francis. p. 123. ISBN 978-0-415-18188-4. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  8. Claire Annesley, ed. (2013). Political and Economic Dictionary of Western Europe. Routledge. p. 225. ISBN 978-1-135-35547-0.
  9. Hans Slomp (2011). Europe, A Political Profile: An American Companion to European Politics [2 volumes]: An American Companion to European Politics. ABC-CLIO. p. 433. ISBN 978-0-313-39182-8.
  10. Christina Bergqvist (1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. p. 320. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4.
  11. Claire Annesley, ed. (2013). A Political and Economic Dictionary of Western Europe. Routledge. p. 228. ISBN 978-1-135-35547-0.
  12. Wolfram Nordsieck. "Parties and Elections in Europe". Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  13. "Putting out ballot papers". Valmyndigheten. 20 April 2018.
  14. "Internetfenomenet som fick Hanif Bali i blåsväder". www.expressen.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 18 November 2019.
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