Political crisis

Why it's so hard for Sweden to get a new government

1:56 min
  • The prime minister has until Monday to call a snap election or let the parliamentary speaker  try to present a new stable coalition for a vote.
  • But political scientist Sofie Blombäck att Mid Sweden University says it's hard to find a combination of parties that want to work together.
  • Currently the Social Democrats and Center Party say they're happy with a new election; something that might see the Liberals wiped out based on their polling.