Sweden Democrats celebrate as election winners


Far right party Sweden

Plentiful reward for years of anti-foreigner propaganda

After the election thriller in Sweden, it is still unclear who will govern in the future. The definitive results are not expected until Wednesday. But the winner of the election is all the clearer.

Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Akesson enthusiastically celebrates the provisional result of Sunday’s election. 20 out of 100 eligible voters gave their votes to the right-wing party.

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A lot remained open on Monday. When 95 percent of the votes in Sweden were counted, there was a random winner: the right-wing bloc and the right-wing populists got one more seat in parliament than the center-left camp that had previously ruled.


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