Still Sweden's largest party, but only by a small margin, the Social Democrats are bleeding voters and money. The lack of money comes from having lost seats in Parliament and therefore getting less state funding. Swedish Radio news reports that this is the driving force behind the restructuring - expected to be the biggest change since the party split in 1917.
The party been in trouble since it lost power in 2006. According to Swedish Radio news, it is impressed by the way its opponents have reinvented themselves with the "new Moderates" campaign.