Radio Sweden Wednesday
Swedes head to the polls in just a few days time and today’s program focuses very much on the upcoming election.
Social Democratic Prime Minister Göran Persson shocks more than a few people when he announces he might be willing to govern with the support of one or more parties from the center-right alliance.
Seven major parties generally dominate the political discourse here in Sweden but there are also roughly 200 smaller parties registered. Today, we take a look at four that could make a difference in the election.
In the run-up to the election, we’ve been focusing on the seven major political parties. Today, we’ll be finding out how Sweden’s oldest political party is squaring its shoulders ahead of Sunday’s general elections.
Closing music: Ebba Grön – ”800 Grader”
During a pre-election debate Tuesday night, Prime Minister Göran Persson made an unexpected suggestion about a new government constellation.
With elections here just 4 days away, what does the opposition Liberal Party think about education and crime? Our reporter Gaby Katz turned the microphone on party leader Lars Leijonborg. First, a little history:
In Sunday’s elections the seven parliamentary parties are also facing competition from a number of smaller but locally important parties. These newcomers are testing the waters to see if they can make it to parliament or the local councils: