VoteWorld Comparative Parliamentary Roll-Call Voting Reference File


Basic Information:
Parliament website:
Size of parliament: 349
Form of government: parliamentary
Electoral system: proportional representation
Continuous democracy since: 1876
Last parliamentary election: 17 September 2006
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 1
Population: 9.0 million


Clausen, Aage R. and Soren Holmberg, “Legislative Voting Analysis in Disciplined Multi-Party Systems: The Swedish Case,” in William Adelotte (ed.), The History of Parliamentary Behavior , Princeton University Press, 1977: 159-185.

Stjernquist, Nils and Bo Bjurulf (1970) ‘Party Cohesion and Party Competition in the Swedish Parliament in 1964 and 1966’, Scandinavian Political Studies 5: 129-164.

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