Löfven has been elected to Sweden again to the Prime Minister. The 61-Year-old filed on Friday in the Parliament in Stockholm, less than half of the 349 MPs voted against him. Löfven received 115 votes in favour, 153 voted against him. There were 77 abstentions, and four members were absent. In Sweden, a candidate for government office must have the vote, not a majority, but it is sufficient, if not a majority against him is true.
Löfven had to negotiate for months and the traditional block boundaries. His social Democrats remained in the parliamentary election last September, although powerful force, but how the second-placed moderate losses.
Due to the strong performance of right-wing populist Sweden Democrats, the traditional party blocks had no majorities. Löfven's social Democrats and the Greens received, finally, a government agreement with the liberals and the centre party.
government statement on Monday
These parties had previously belonged to the conservative Block of the Alliance. You want to work with Löfven in the case of certain subjects and the budget.
As the candidate of the Moderate, Ulf Kristersson, was also Löfven in the case of a vote in the Reichstag by the end of 2018. After Löfven was able to finally get out of the liberals, and the centre of the conservative Alliance, was a choice for Prime Minister, finally, by the help of the left party.
Left-boss Jonas Sjöstedt assured on Wednesday that the party will abstain in the vote on Friday. This paved the way for Löfven was free.
Löfven is in 2014, the Swedish Prime Minister, had to the office after a vote of no inherent trust two weeks after the election, but only business leader. He is considered to be a quiet property, a politician and a good negotiator. Probably on Monday he will present his new Cabinet and a government statement. (Dec/sda)
Created: 18.01.2019, 12:26 PM