Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, is a professor of political science and election studies at Gothenburg University.
Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, is a professor of political science and election studies at Gothenburg University. Credit: Jonas Dagson/TT

Record number of voters switched party

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As Sweden awaits its final election count this week, research into voting behaviour is producing some surprising results.

Swedes have never before been so volatile with four in ten voting for a different party in this election compared to 2014.

The figures produced by SVT News, also show that migration was low down on the list of priority issues for voters.

For analysis, Radio Sweden speaks to Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, who is a professor of political science at Gothenburg University, and is head of The Swedish National Election Studies Programme.

To listen to the interview, click on the sound link above.

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