Political Economy


Swedish far right party, the Sweden Democrats growing again heading to third largest party

Saturday, 17 August 2013
The Swedish far right party, the Sweden Democrats are waking up to a new high after having slept a few months ago.
According to a new opinion poll for the Swedish tabloid paper, Aftonbladet  conducted by polling organisation United Minds the government coalition, the Alliance parties dropped 1.1 percent to 38.5 percent if elections were held in Sweden today meanwhile, the opposition, the  Red - Green hold something hang on 48.4 percent.

In the bourgeois bloc, the Moderates, and people's party fell, while the Centre and the Christian Democrats are improving and coming over the parliamentary latch.
Stefan Lofven
Social Democrats is consolidating its position as the largest party, and increase by 1.2 percentage points to 33.2 percent. The Green Party increased marginally while the left party slopes.
Far rights, Sweden Democrats (SD) increased their support to 11.3 percent.
"Voters are concerned about unemployment. The Alliance has been long in office and now owns the social problems that exist, "said Carl Melin at United Minds to Aftonbladet.
"A government can survive high unemployment but then you have to show that you are taking the issue seriously and have policies that people can believe in."

The state of Individual Parties if elections where to be held today

Political Party

Voter Support

Change *

Social Democrats   
The Left Party  
The Green Party   
Centre Party  
The People's Party   
Christian Democrats   
Sweden Democrats   

State of public opinion within the Blocs

Red-Green coalition   
The Alliance   

* Change in percentage points since the previous survey in June.
The measurement was conducted via web-based interviews between July 22 and August 15, 2013, when 1,026 people over 18 years were asked: "How would you vote if parliament election were held today?"

By Scancomark.com Team

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