POLITICS

Social Democrats propose Magdalena Andersson as new party leader

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  • The governing Social Democrats officially nominated Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson to be its new party leader Wednesday.
  • Andersson told reporters she accepted the nomination, which will be voted on during the party's next national conference.
  • Her nomination comes as no surprise. Andersson has been the clear candidate to replace current party leader and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven when he steps down in November.