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General elections, nominated and elected candidates

Upcoming publishing: 2018-12-12

For elections to the European Parliament, the Riksdag (the Swedish parliament), county councils and municipal councils, Statistic Sweden presents statistics on nominated, elected and not elected candidates in the general elections. The statistics cover information on the candidates, e.g. party affiliation, sex, age, income, education, place of birth, and country of citizenship.

Statistical news

General elections, nominated and elected candidates, those who leave during term of office 2017

2017-10-18

The number of those who leave county and municipal council have increased three years in to the present term of office, which began on election day in 2014. The largest increase were among elected candidates to the county council. On the other hand, fewer candidates below 30 years of age elected to the municipal council leave office after three years. Those who leave the Riksdag are on the same level as earlier terms of office.

All statistical news for this survey

Tables and graphs

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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