1964 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 20 September 1964.[1] The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party, winning 113 of the 233 seats in the Second Chamber of the Riksdag.[2] Tage Erlander's Social Democratic government was returned to power.

1964 Swedish general election

 1960 20 September 1964 1968 

All 233 seats to the Second Chamber of the Riksdag
117 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Tage Erlander Bertil Ohlin Gunnar Hedlund
Party Social Democratic People's Centre
Last election 114 40 34
Seats won 113 43 35
Seat change 1 3 1
Popular vote 2,006,923 720,733 559,632
Percentage 47.3% 17.0% 13.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Gunnar Heckscher C.-H. Hermansson
Party Rightist Communist
Last election 39 5
Seats won 33 8
Seat change 6 3
Popular vote 582,609 221,746
Percentage 13.7% 5.2%

PM before election

Tage Erlander
Social Democratic

Elected PM

Tage Erlander
Social Democratic