|Author (Person)||Aylott, Nicholas, Bolin, Niklas|
|Publisher||LSE European Institute|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
The Swedish party system had long been regarded as one of the most stable in Western Europe. However, as Nicholas Aylott and Niklas Bolin wrote, the growth in support for the radical right Sweden Democrats ahead of the Swedish general election on 9 September 2018 represented a major challenge to the country's two traditional political blocs.
While the SD might not end up in government any time soon, it would be increasingly difficult in the long-term for the mainstream parties to maintain their 'cordon sanitaire' around the party.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Sweden|