2019 European Parliament election Sweden

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Reports, analyses and information on the electoral campaign and the aftermath of the European Parliament election held in Sweden on 26 May 2019.

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Sweden's ruling centre-left party, the Social Democrats (SD), won 23,48% of the vote. The Moderate Party followed in second spot, with 16,83%, ahead of the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats at 15,34%. Other parties that gained seat(s) in the European Parliament were the Greens (11,52%), the Centre Party (10,78%), the Christian Democrats (10,78%), the Left Party (6,80%) and the Liberals (4,13%).

Right-wing populism, migration and climate were issues that were discussed ahead of the election.

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Commentary and Analysis
Wikipedia: 2019 European Parliament election in Sweden https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_European_Parliament_election_in_Sweden
EurActiv, 11/03/2019: EU country briefing: Sweden https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-elections-2019/news/eu-country-briefing-sweden/
LSE: Europp Blog, 22/05/2019: European Parliament elections preview: Sweden https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2019/05/22/european-parliament-elections-preview-sweden/
VOXeurop, 22/05/2019: Finally, climate change gets political https://voxeurop.eu/en/2019/27-voices-europe-sweden-5123229
The Local Sweden, 27/05/2019: European election ANALYSIS: Six key takeaways from Sweden's vote https://www.thelocal.se/20190527/six-things-you-should-know-about-swedens-european-elections
The Spectator, 28/05/2019: Why the green wave didn’t hit Sweden https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/05/why-the-green-wave-didnt-hit-sweden/

News
The Local, 13/05/2019: Revealed: How much Sweden's political parties have spent on EU election campaigning https://www.thelocal.se/20190513/revealed-how-much-swedens-political-parties-have-spent-on-the-eu-elections
The Local Sweden, 26/05/2019: Social Democrats clinch top spot, but far-right gains ground https://www.thelocal.se/20190526/sweden-eu-parliament-election-results-2019-europe-exit-polls
Europe Elects.eu, 26/05/2019: EU Election, Day 3: Sweden takes a clear right-wing turn https://europeelects.eu/2019/05/26/eu-election-day-3-sweden-takes-a-clear-right-wing-turn/

Official
European Election.eu: How to Vote in Sweden https://www.european-elections.eu/how-to-vote/sweden
Election Results.eu: National Results Sweden https://election-results.eu/national-results/sweden/2019-2024/

ESO Records
Political campaign ahead of 2019 European Parliament elections https://www.europeansources.info/record/political-campaign-ahead-of-2019-european-parliament-elections/
European Parliament elections, 23-26 May 2019 https://www.europeansources.info/record/european-parliament-elections-23-26-may-2019/

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