2022 Swedish general election

General elections will be held in Sweden on 11 September 2022[lower-alpha 1] to elect the 349 members of the Riksdag.[2] They in turn will elect the Prime Minister of Sweden.[lower-alpha 2] Under the constitution, regional and municipal elections will also be held on the same day.

2022 Swedish general election

 2018 11 September 2022 2026 

All 349 seats to the Riksdag
175 seats are needed for a majority
Opinion polls
 
Leader Stefan Löfven
(leaving office)
Ulf Kristersson Jimmie Åkesson
Party Social Democratic Moderate Sweden Democrats
Alliance Löfven Cabinet
(Red-Greens)
M—KD collaboration
Leader since 27 January 2012 1 October 2017 7 May 2005
Leader's seat Västernorrland Södermanland Jönköping
Last election 100 seats, 28.3% 70 seats, 19.8% 62 seats, 17.5%
Current seats 100 70 62

 
Leader Annie Lööf Nooshi Dadgostar Ebba Busch
Party Centre Left Christian Democrats
Alliance Confidence and supply to Löfven Cabinet Confidence and supply to Löfven Cabinet M—KD collaboration
Leader since 23 September 2011 31 October 2020 25 April 2015
Leader's seat Jönköping Stockholm Västra Götaland
Last election 31 seats, 8.6% 28 seats, 8.0% 22 seats, 6.3%
Current seats 31 27 22

 
Leader Nyamko Sabuni Märta Stenevi
Per Bolund
Party Liberals Green
Alliance Löfven Cabinet
(Red-Greens)
Leader since 28 June 2019 31 January 2021
4 May 2019
Leader's seat Stockholm
Last election 20 seats, 5.5% 16 seats, 4.4%
Current seats 20 16

Largest party by constituency (left) and municipality (right)

Incumbent Prime Minister

Stefan Löfven
Social Democratic


In Sweden, national (and regional/local) elections are part of a four-year cycle and will be held regardless as, should there be cause for snap elections, the regular quadrennial cycle remains uninterrupted.