The 2014 election

The parliamentary elections took place on 14 September.

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The Speaker Per Westerberg. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Speaker meets party representatives again

Tomorrow, Thursday, the Speaker Per Westerberg will confer with the Deputy Speakers in the morning. After that he will be holding brief follow-up talks with the representatives of all the parties in the Riksdag. The Speaker is expected to present the results of his discussions concerning the formation of a government at a press briefing at around 2 p.m.

Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag after the election

The election to the Riksdag will take place on Sunday 14 September. Information about the preliminary results will be available in Swedish on the website of the Election Authority. The new Riksdag will meet for a roll-call and election of a Speaker on 29 September. The opening ceremony of the Riksdag session will take place on Tuesday 30 September.

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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.