Welcome to the Election Authority´s web site in English! Here you will find a selection of information and material especially produced in English to provide an overview of Swedish elections and election administration.
General elections to the Riksdag, the municipal assemblies and the county council assemblies are held on the second Sunday of September every fourth year. Next elections take place on September 14 in 2014.
Election to the European Parliament are held in all the member states of the European Union in June every five years. In Sweden the election is always held on a Sunday. Before each election the European parliament decides when the election takes place. Next elections take place in June 2014.
Elections in Sweden (6,0 Mb)
Since the film was made in 2009 some facts have changed. General elections to the Riksdag, the municipal councils and the county councils are now held on the second Sunday of September every fourth year. Before it was on the third.
An updated version is under development.
Elections in Sweden Film (14,8 Mb)