Published: 29 March 2021

How ballot papers work

Ballot papers have different colours for different elections.

  • Yellow –The Riksdag
  • White – Municipal Assembly
  • Blue – Region Assembly
  • White – European Parliament

There are three types of ballot papers during an election:

  • Name ballot papers – ballot papers with both party denomination and names of candidates.
  • Party ballot papers – ballot papers with only party denomination.
  • Blank ballot papers – ballot papers with only election denomination
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