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General elections, nominated and elected candidates

Upcoming publishing: 2019-01-16

The statistics present nominated, elected and not elected candidates in the Riksdag, county and municipal council elections. The statistics cover information on party affiliation, sex, age, income, education, country of birth and country of citizenship.

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Re-nominated candidates in the 2018 election to the Riksdag, County and Municipal Councils

2018-08-31

More than half of the candidates nominated in the 2018 general election were also nominated in 2014. A higher percentage of renominated candidates are elderly people, candidates with post-secondary education and Swedish born persons. Young renominated candidates improve their list ranking to a greater extent.

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Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
The representatives of democracy – a study about representativity and participation Swedish with elements of English Report 2016-04-06
Floating voters Swedish with elements of English Report 2016-02-01
The Super Election Year 2014 Swedish with elements of English Report 2015-10-01
Statistics on democracy – for the elections 2014 Swedish with elements of English Report 2014-06-25
Increasing voter volatility Swedish with elements of English Report 2013-09-18
Elected Representatives in Municipal Councils – A study of how they view their terms in office Swedish with elements of English Report 2013-02-19
The Eight Parties Election 2010. Corrected version 2011-12-29 Swedish with elements of English Report 2011-12-21
Why the Alliance for Sweden won – A summary of results from the Election Survey 2006 Swedish with elements of English Report 2009-02-26
Statistics on Democracy 2008 Swedish with elements of English Report 2008-09-29
General elections. Part 4. Special studies Swedish with elements of English Report 2008-01-31
Statistics on democracy 2006 Swedish with elements of English Report 2006-06-13
Statistics on democracy Swedish with elements of English Report 2005-10-06
General elections. Part 4. Special studies Swedish with elements of English Report 2004-01-30
Nominated and elected candidates at the General elections in 2002 Swedish with elements of English SM 2003-05-26

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