Parliament of Sweden facts for kids
|Parliament of Sweden
|Speaker||Per Westerberg, (m)
since 2 October 2006
|First Deputy Speaker||Susanne Eberstein, (s)
|Second Deputy Speaker||Ulf Holm, (mp)
|Third Deputy Speaker||Jan Ertsborn, (fp)
|Voting system||Party-list proportional representation
See Elections in Sweden
|Last election||19 September 2010|
|Next election||14 September 2014|
Stockholm, 100 12
Kingdom of Sweden
The Parliament of Sweden (Swedish: Sveriges riksdag) is the legislative government of Sweden. The parliament building is on the Stockholm island of Helgeandsholmen. The parliament has 349 seats since 1976 (350 between 1971 and 1976). Between 1867 and 1971, the parliament had two chambers, but has been reduced to one. Elections are held in September every fourth year (third year between 1970-1994).
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