On September 14th 2014, a general election was held in Sweden. And the polls were right, Stefan Lövens party, the Social Democrats won the election with 31.2 percent of the votes. The new government has been negotiating on a political agenda, which will be presented in the inaugural speech later today (the 30th of September), and the state budget will follow the 17th of November at the latest.
On election night, the incumbent Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt, announced his resignation. He also made it clear that he will resign as Chairman of his party, the Moderate Party.
According to the Swedish voters, education policy, health care and economic policy were the three most important issues in this election. And unemployment/job creation was ranked as the 5th most important issue. The Social Democratic Party won the election, but faced a paradox. Their election result is one of the weakest in Swedish modern history, thus creating a very difficult parliamentary situation.