Elections to the Municipal Councils - seats won by region and party. Year of election 1973 - 2018
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region
2002: Knivsta is a new municipality in the elections. Knivsta has broken away from the municipality of Uppsala.1998: Nykvarn is a new municipality in the elections. Nykvarn has broken away from the municipality of Södertälje. 1994: Bollebygd and Lekeberg are new municipalities in the elections. Bollebygd has broken away from the municipality of Borås and Lekeberg has broken away from the municipality of Örebro. 1991: Gnesta and Trosa are new municipalities in the elections. Gnesta and Trosa have broken away from the municipality of Nyköping. 1982: Salem, Österåker, Essunga, Malå and Bjurholm are new municipalities in the elections. Salem has broken away from the municipality of Botkyrka, Österåker has broken away from the municipality of Vaxholm, Essunga has broken away from the municipality of Vara, Malå has broken away from the municipality of Nordsjö and Bjurholm as broken away from the municipality of Vännes. 1979: Vadstena and Dorotea are new municipalities in the elections. Vadstena has broken away from the municipality of Motala and Dorotea has broken away from the municipality of Åsele. 1976: Svedala and Bara municipalities merged to one municipality named Svedala.
region
1998: Habo and Mullsjö municipalities were moved from Skaraborg county to Jönköping county. The Riksdag decided 2005-11-30 that Heby municipality should be transfered from Västmanlands county to Uppsala county 2007-01-01.
party
The Christian Democratic Party
For the 1998 elections the KDS will be found under its new name the Christian Democratic Party (Kd).
The Left Party
From the 1991 elections the Left Party Communists will be found under its new name the Left Party (V).
Other Parties
New Democracy is to be found under Other Parties in 1991 and 1994. For the results regarding New Democracy in 1991 and 1994 please see the series General elections 1991 and General elections 1994.
election year
1973
In the election to the municipal council in Färgeland in 1973, one person was elected for both The Centre Party and Glesbygdens väl. The additional seat then available was filled by The Social Democratic Party. Hence, The Social Democratic Party had obtained 12 seats and The Centre Party and Glesbygdens väl shared one seat. In later elections one candidate can only fill one seat in one constituency and for one party. The information presented here refers to the situation if no seat had been share, i.e. if The Centre Party and Glesbygdens väl both had filled the seats they had obtained.
1979
The municipal council election in Hallsberg was appealed against and carried out again. The reelections took place on 1 June 1980. The results presented here refer to the reelection in Hallsberg 1980. For the results from the ordinary elections, see General Elections 1979, Vol. 2 (published on www.scb.se).
1985
The municipal council elections in Borgholm and Åre were appealed against and carried out again. The reelections took place on 16 March 1986. The results presented here refer to the reelections in Borgholm and Åre 1986. For the results from the ordinary elections, see General Elections 1985, Vol. 2 (published on www.scb.se).
2002
The municipal council election in Orsa was appealed against and carried out again. The reelection took place on 16 March 2003. The results presented here refer to the reelection in Orsa 2003. For the results from the ordinary election, see General Elections 2002, Vol. 3 (published on www.scb.se).
2006
The table contains revised information resulting from the recounting of votes in the municipal council elections 2006 in Upplands-Väsby, Värmdö and Klippan. For more information regarding the decisions taken by the Valprövningsnämnd contact Valmyndigheten (www.val.se).
2010
The municipal council election in Örebro was appealed against and carried out again in the northeast constituency. The reelection took place on 15 May 2011. The results presented here include the reelection in Örebro 2011. For the results from the ordinary election, see General Elections 2010, Vol. 3 (published on www.scb.se).
2014
Update 2019-11-11: The election to the Municipal Council in Båstad was appealed against and a re-election took place on May 10, 2015. The results presented here refer to the ordinary election in 2014.
2018
Update 2019-06-18: The election to the Municipal Council in Falun was appealed against and a re-election took place on April 7, 2019. The results presented here refer to the re-election in 2019.
party
The Liberal Party
The Liberal Party was renamed in Swedish, and the new name is used from the 2018 general election. The party name remains unchanged in English.

Contact and information

Information

Official statistics
Yes
Latest update
2019-06-18
Contact
Richard Öhrvall, Statistics Sweden
+46 010-479 41 58
richard.ohrvall@scb.se

Valstatistik, Statistics Sweden
+46 010-479 44 10
valstatistik@scb.se

Unit
Seats in Municipal Councils:
number
Reference time
Seats in Municipal Councils:
Year of election
Data type
Seats in Municipal Councils:
Flow
Day adjusted
Seats in Municipal Councils:
No
Seasonally adjusted
Seats in Municipal Councils:
No
Creation date
2020-01-25
Responsible authority
Statistics Sweden
Matrix
ME0104C1