2024 European Parliament election in Sweden

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2024 European Parliament election in Sweden

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Candidate Heléne Fritzon Tomas Tobé Alice Bah Kuhnke
Party Social Democrats Moderate Green
Alliance S&D EPP Greens–EFA
Last election 23.48%, 5 seats 16.83%, 4 seats 11.52%, 3 seats
Seats won 5 4 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,039,676 736,079 581,322
Percentage 24.77% (Increase1.29) 17.53% (Increase0.70) 13.85% (Increase2.33)

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
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Candidate Charlie Weimers Jonas Sjöstedt Emma Wiesner
Party Sweden Democrats Left Centre
Alliance ECR The Left Renew
Last election 15.34%, 3 seats 6.80%, 1 seat 10.78%, 2 seats
Seats won 3 2 2
Seat change Steady Increase1 Steady
Popular vote 552,920 464,166 306,227
Percentage 13.17% (Decrease2.17) 11,06% (Increase4.26) 7.29% (Decrease3.49)

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
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Candidate
Alice Teodorescu
Karin Karlsbro
Party Christian Democrats Liberals
Alliance EPP Renew
Last election 8.62%, 2 seats 4.13%, 1 seat
Seats won 1 1
Seat change Decrease1 Steady
Popular vote 239,530 183,675
Percentage 5.71% (Decrease2.91) 4.38% (Increase0.25)

The 2024 European Parliament election in Sweden were held on 9 June 2024 as part of the 2024 European Parliament election.[1] This was the seventh European Parliament election held in Sweden, and the first to take place after Brexit.

Electoral system

Apportionment

Compared to last election, Sweden is entitled to one more MEP that has already been assigned in 2020 in the occasion of the redistribution post Brexit.[2]

Electoral law

The 21 members are elected through

modified Sainte-Laguë
system and a 4% electoral threshold.

Both Swedish and EU citizens residing in the country are entitled to vote in the European elections in Sweden. No registration is needed for Swedish citizens, while other EU citizens residing in Sweden are required to register in the county of their residence at least 30 days prior to election day. In addition, those eligible to vote must turn 18 years old by election day at the latest.[3]

Outgoing delegation

The table shows the detailed composition of the Swedish seats at the European Parliament as of 4th May 2024.

EP Group Seats Party Seats MEPs
European People's Party
6 / 21
Moderate Party 4
Christian Democrats 1
People’s List 1
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
5 / 21
Swedish Social Democratic Party 5
Renew Europe
3 / 21
Centre Party 2
Liberals 1
Greens–European Free Alliance
3 / 21
Green Party 3
European Conservatives and Reformists
3 / 21
Sweden Democrats 1
Independent 1
People’s List 1
The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL
1 / 21
Left Party 1
Total 21
Source: European Parliament

Retiring incumbents

Name Party First elected Terms Date announced Source
Peter Lundgren Independent[a] 2014 2 19 March 2022 [4]
Malin Björk Left Party 2014 2 22 August 2023 [5]
David Lega Christian Democrats 2019 1 13 October 2023 [6]
Jakop Dalunde Green Party 2016[b] 2 18 October 2023 [7]
Erik Bergkvist Swedish Social Democratic Party 2019 1 17 November 2023 [8]
Carina Ohlsson Swedish Social Democratic Party 2022[c] 1 17 November 2023 [8]
Linus Glanzelius Swedish Social Democratic Party 2024[d] 1 17 November 2023 [8]
  1. ^ Elected from Sweden Democrats, left the party in February 2022
  2. ^ Replaced Peter Eriksson
  3. ^ Replaced Jytte Guteland
  4. ^ Replaced Erik Bergkvist who had died in office.

Running parties

Some of the ballot papers for the elections to the EU Parliament in Sweden in 2024
Party European Party Group 2019 result Top candidate
S Swedish Social Democratic Party PES S&D 23.5 Heléne Fritzon[8]
M Moderate Party EPP EPP 16.8 Tomas Tobé[9]
SD Sweden Democrats ECR ECR 15.3 Charlie Weimers[10]
MP Green Party EGP Greens/EFA 11.5 Alice Bah Kuhnke[11]
C Centre Party ALDE RE 10.8 Emma Wiesner[12]
KD Christian Democrats EPP EPP 8.6
Alice Teodorescu[13]
V Left Party MLP The Left 6.8 Jonas Sjöstedt[14]
L Liberals ALDE RE 4.1 Karin Karlsbro[15]
FI−PV Feminist InitiativeTurning Point Party 0.9[a] TBA
PP Pirate Party PPEU 0.6 Katarina Stensson[16]
AFS Alternative for Sweden 0.5 Gustav Kasselstrand[17]
MED Citizens' Coalition 0.2 Pia Rundkvist[18]
SKP Communist Party of Sweden ECA 0.0 Martin Tairi[19]
Volt Volt Volt Greens/EFA Michael Holz[20]
F Folklistan EPP Jan Emanuel[21]
  1. ^ Combined performance of the two parties, that run separately in 2019.

Voting advice applications

An envelope containing a ballot is dropped into a ballot box by a voting official at the 2024 EU election in Brastad, Sweden.

In Sweden, SVT's European election compass (EU-val Valkompass 2024) allows users to find the party and the candidates who best matches their convictions through 30 different statements across a range of issues.[22][23]

Opinion polls

Polling execution Parties
Polling firm Fieldwork date Sample size V
Left
S
S&D
MP
G/EFA
C
Renew
L
Renew
M
EPP
KD
EPP
SD
ECR
Oth. Lead
Demoskop 23 May–1 Jun 2024 3,222 10.0
2
25.2
6
11.3
3
5.7
1
3.1
0
18.0
4
5.5
1
18.6
4
2.7
0
6.6
Novus 2–29 May 2024 2,325 10.0
2
29.4
7
11.0
2
4.7
1
5.1
1
15.5
4
3.8
0
19.1
4
1.3
0
10.3
Verian 22–28 May 2024 1,000 9.5
2
25.1
6
10.6
2
4.9
1
4.7
1
17.2
4
5.4
1
19.6
4
3.1
0
5.5
Demoskop 11–20 May 2024 2,994 8.7
2
27.5
7
9.8
2
4.6
1
2.8
0
18.5
4
3.9
0
19.9
5
4.3
0
7.6
Ipsos 7–19 May 2024 1,646 7.6
2
29.6
7
10.8
3
3.6
0
4.7
1
19.1
4
3.9
0
17.8
4
2.9
0
10.5
Demoskop 24 Apr–7 May 2024 3,970 8.7
2
28.5
6
9.2
2
4.6
1
3.2
0
17.3
4
4.4
1
19.9
5
4.2
0
8.6
Verian 25–30 Apr 2024 1,900 8.8
2
29.7
7
9.5
2
4.5
1
3.7
0
18.3
4
4.2
1
17.2
4
4.2
0
11.4
Novus 1–28 Apr 2024 2,311 8.5
2
31.1
8
10.3
2
3.6
0
3.8
0
17.7
4
3.5
0
18.8
5
2.6
0
12.3
Indikator Opinion 28 Mar – 22 Apr 2024 6,943 8.1
2
32.3
8
9.7
2
4.6
1
3.3
0
19.0
4
2.3
0
18.6
4
2.1
0
12.9
Ipsos 23 Feb – 5 Mar 2024 1,003 9.6
2
30.4
6
8.3
2
7.0
1
4.7
1
16.4
4
4.5
1
17.5
4
1.5
0
12.9
Novus 19 Feb – 3 Mar 2024 504 7.3
2
32.4
7
8.0
2
4.6
1
3.3
0
18.1
4
4.2
1
20.5
4
1.7
0
11.9
2022 general election 11 Sep 2022 6.8
1
30.3
7
5.1
1
6.7
1
4.6
1
19.1
4
5.3
1
20.5
5
1.5
0
9.8
2019 EP election 26 May 2019 6.8
1
23.5
5
11.5
3
10.8
2
4.1
1
16.8
4
8.6
2
15.3
3
2.5
0
6.7

Results

Swexit
2,2850.050New
Nuance Party1,7720.040New
Communist Party of Sweden1,6290.0400
Climate Alliance1,2000.030New
Volt Sweden3880.0100
Other parties00
Total4,196,419100.00210
Total votes3,967,225
Registered voters/turnout7,819,49550.74
Source: Valmyndigheten

Elected delegation

The table shows the detailed composition of the Swedish seats at the European Parliament 2024–2029.

EP Group Seats Party Seats MEPs
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
5 / 21
Swedish Social Democratic Party 5
European People's Party
5 / 21
Moderate Party 4
Christian Democrats 1
Greens–European Free Alliance
3 / 21
Green Party 3
European Conservatives and Reformists
3 / 21
Sweden Democrats 3
Renew Europe
3 / 21
Centre Party 2
Liberals 1
The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL
2 / 21
Left Party 2
Total 21
Source: Valmyndigheten

References

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  2. ^ Oelbermann, Kai Friederike; Pukelsheim, Friedrich (July 2020). "The European Elections of May 2019" (PDF). europarl.europa.eu. p. 14.
  3. ^ "How to vote in Sweden". European Parliament. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
  4. ^ "Peter Lundgren lämnar SD efter dom". SVT. 19 March 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
  5. ^ "Inget EU-val för Malin Björk (V): "Dags att öppna nya dörrar"". Altinget. 24 August 2023. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
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  9. ^ "Tomas Tobé toppar Moderaternas EU-valsedel". Altinget. 22 October 2023. Retrieved 25 January 2024.
  10. ^ "Förslag till kandidater för Europaparlamentsvalet". Sweden Democrats. 6 February 2024. Retrieved 22 March 2024.
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  14. ^ "Jonas Sjöstedt och Hanna Gedin i topp på Vänsterpartiets EU-lista". Left Party. 20 January 2024. Retrieved 15 February 2024.
  15. ^ "Liberalerna toppar med beprövade namn". Europa Portalen. 20 November 2023. Retrieved 26 January 2024.
  16. ^ "Katarina Stensson toppar vår EU-lista". Pirate Party. 30 October 2023. Retrieved 22 March 2024.
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  19. ^ "Kommunisterna presenterar sin valsedel". Communist Party of Sweden. 3 March 2024. Retrieved 24 April 2024.
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