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Encyclopedia > Swedish parliamentary election, 2002
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Results of the general election to the Riksdag, the parliament of Sweden, held Sunday September 15, 2002.

← Riksdag election, 2002 →
Party Votes % Seats Eq Party leader/Comment
Social Democratic Party 2,113,560 39.8% 144 2 Gran Persson
Moderate Coalition Party 809,041 15.2% 55 5 Bo Lundgren
People's Party - Liberals 710,312 13,3% 48 4 Lars Leijonborg
Christian Democrats 485,235 9,1% 33 4 Alf Svensson
Left Party 444,854 8.3% 30 7 Ulla Hoffman, acting
Centre Party 328,428 6.1% 22 6 Maud Olofsson
Green Party 246,392 4.6% 17 11 Peter Eriksson and Maria Wetterstrand
Others 165,390 3.1% - -  
Total 5,303,212 100% 349   Number of valid ballots
Participation 5,385,430 80,1%   Number of ballots cast

Number of equalization seats to ensure proportional representation.
There are 310 fixed seats and 39 equalization seats, making a grand total of 349 seats.

See also

External links

  • Swedish Election Authority (http://www.val.se/) - Official site

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