The 2014 election

The parliamentary elections will take place on 14 September.

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The Riksdag building from Riksplan. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag until the election

Members of the Riksdag will continue their parliamentary business during the summer in their home communities. Throughout the summer they have the opportunity to address written questions to Government ministers. The new Riksdag will meet on the 29 September for a roll-call. The 2014/15 Riksdag session will open on 30 September.

Carin Runeson (SocDem), one of the departing members of the Riksdag. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Speaker thanks 82 members of parliament

On Thursday 26 June, 82 departing members of the Riksdag were thanked for their services by the Speaker in the Chamber. The Speaker gave a speech in honour of the 82 members who will be leaving the Riksdag.

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Proposals from members of the Riksdag (in Swedish)

International activities

The assembly room of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Photo: the Council of Europe.

The members of the Riksdag work internationally to promote democracy, peace and human rights.

The Riksdag in society

The Riksdag. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag, the Government, public authorities and agencies, and municipalities are examples of important actors in our public sector.

Virtual tour

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.