Väljare i valstrugan. Foto: TT
Photo: TT.

50,000 new voters will vote in new election

Sweden's snap election will see some 50,000 new voters eligible to take part, news agency TT reports.

Some 48,101 Swedes have or will turn 18 years old from September 15, the nation's last election, until March 22, the scheduled date of the snap vote.

Sweden's national voting age is 18.

Statistics Sweden, who crunched the numbers, said some 15 percent of the new 18-year-olds live in the metropolitan areas of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

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