53,3 per cent voted in the EU election, accordng to preliminary figures made public on the evening of the election, 26th May. That is 4,4 per cent more than in the previous election in 2014. The Swedish Democrats 'party leader Jimmie Åkesson (SD) speaks at the Swedish Democrats' waiting for the election results to come through. SD made considerable gains. Foto: Anders Wiklund/TT
Socialdemokraterna (S) were the biggest party, with 23,6 per cent, (24.2 in the last election)., followed by Moderatrna, 16,8 per cent (13,6) and Sverigedemokraterna, 15,4 (9,7).
Sverigedemokraterna showed the greatest increase of all the parties. In North-east Skåne, SD was the biggest party in Bromölla, Hässleholm, Kristianstad, Osby and Östra Göinge.
The Moderates increased. Arba Kokalari, Jessica Polfjärd, Tomas Tobé and Ulf Karlsson are happy after the preliminary election results. Foto: Stina Stjernkvist/TT The Social Democrats made a small loss. Jytte Guteland, Johan Danielsson, Heléne Fritzon and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven were nevertheless pleased after the preliminary election results. Foto: Jonas Ekströmer/TT Alice Bah Kuhnke, Per Bolund and spokeswoman Isabella Lövin from the Green Party show their delight when preliminary vote count is presented. Foto: Janerik Henriksson/TT Fredrick Federley, Centre Party. C made gains in the election. Foto: Pontus Lundahl/TT The Liberals just managed to keep one of their two mandates in the European Parliament. Party leader Jan Björklund during the party's waiting for the election results. Foto: Fredrik Sandberg/TT The Christian Democrats' EU candidate Sara Skyttedal celebrates waiting for the election results. KD made gains. Foto: Henrik Montgomery/TT Soraya Post, memeber of Feministiskt Initititiv (Fi) in the EU parliament, waiting for the election results. FI loses its only place in the EU parliament. Foto: Fredrik Sandberg/TT