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Sweden: European Parliament election results 2004

SWEDEN - 19 seats

Updated at 17:31 CET Monday 14 June.

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The new EU critical Junelist surprised everybody by taking three out of Sweden's 19 allocated seats. The Social Democrats and the Conservatives each lost one seat - contrary to general expectations.

Turnout 37 percent.

Party

*Socialdemokratiska arbetarepartiet (S) (PES)

24.7 percent --- 5 (-1) seats

Moderata samlingspartiet (M) (EPP-ED)

18.2 percent --- 4 (-1) seats

Junilistan (EDD)

14.4 percent --- 3 (+3) seats

*Vansterpartiet (V) (GUE/NGL)

12.8 percent --- 2 (-1) seats

Folkpartiet Liberalerna (FP) (ELDR)

9.8 percent --- 2 (-1) seats

Centerpartiet (C) (ELDR)

6.3 percent --- 1 (0) seats

*Miljopartiet (MP) (Green/EFA)

5.9 percent --- 1 (-1) seats

Kristdemokraterna (KD) (EPP-ED)

5.7 percent --- 1 (-1) seats

* Party in government or part of government coalition

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