1908 Swedish general election

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General elections were held in Sweden in September 1908.[1] Right-winger Arvid Lindman stayed on as Prime Minister.


Only 34.7% of the male population aged over 21 was eligible to vote.[1] Voter turnout was 61%, the highest since Riksdag elections began in 1866.[1]

Free-minded National Association144,42646.83105–4
General Electoral League118,80838.5391–17
Swedish Social Democratic Party45,15514.6434+21
Registered voters/turnout503,128
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]


  1. ^ a b c Leif Lewin (1989) Ideology and Strategy: A Century of Swedish Politics Cambridge University Press, p329
  2. ^ Thomas T. Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, pp404–406