Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt.
PARLIAMENTARY POLITICS

Social Democrats' support lowest in over two years

The leading opposition party the Social Democrats has lost 7 percentage points in support in two months. An opinion poll commissioned by the newspaper, Aftonbladet, shows the lowest voter confidence since April 2009.

Overall, 24.9 percent support the left-of-centre party which recently changed leadership.

The Moderates, the main party of the ruling centre-right coalition, has advanced in the opinion polls and now has 32.8 percent of the survey respondents' support.

The smaller, Left Party, has also moved up in the rankings and now enjoys the support of 6.9 percent of the respondents.

To enter the Swedish parliament, a political party must win over 4 percent of the votes in parliamentary elections.

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