Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) has been chosen as Sweden's new Prime Minister. On 18 January, the Riksdag voted in favour of the Speaker's proposal in the Chamber.
If more than half of the members of the Riksdag, that is at least 175 members, vote against the Speaker's proposal for new prime minister, it is rejected. Otherwise the proposal is approved.
These are the results of the vote in the Chamber:
- Yes: 115
- No: 153
- Abstain: 77
- Absent: 4
Voteringsprotokoll (in swedish)(pdf, 1 MB)
Press release:The Speaker's proposal for prime minister