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General elections, nominated and elected candidates

Official statistics of Sweden

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.

Statistical news

Somewhat fewer resignations from municipal councils


Compared with the previous electoral period the proportion of resignations has decreased in municipal councils after three years. Resignations from regional councils have increased somewhat, while the level of resignations from the Riksdag have not changed. Resignations at regional council and municipal council level are most common among young elected officials, according to the statistics.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Elected by the people English Report 2020-03-20
The representatives of democracy – a study about representativity and participation English Rapport 2016-04-06
Elected Representatives in Municipal Councils – A study of how they view their terms in office English Rapport 2013-02-19

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