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The Riksdag (riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden. [1]

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Alliance (Sweden)

The Alliance (Alliansen), formerly the Alliance for Sweden (Allians för Sverige), is a centre-right political alliance in Sweden.

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Alternative for Sweden

Alternative for Sweden (Alternativ för Sverige) is a political party in Sweden.

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Andra kammaren

The Andra kammaren (lit. Second Chamber), was the lower house of the bicameral Riksdag of Sweden between 1866 and 1970 that replaced the Riksdag of the Estates.

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Annie Lööf

Annie Marie Therése Lööf (neé Johansson; born 16 July 1983) is a Swedish politician and lawyer.

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Arboga

Arboga is a locality and the seat of Arboga Municipality in Västmanland County, Sweden with 10,330 inhabitants in 2010.

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Basic Laws of Sweden

The Basic Laws of Sweden (Sveriges grundlagar) are the four fundamental laws of the Kingdom of Sweden that regulate the Swedish political system, acting in a similar manner to the constitutions of most countries.

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Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.

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Björn Söder

Björn Olof Söder (born 3 January 1976) is a Swedish politician of the Sweden Democrats and has been the second deputy speaker of the Riksdag since 29 September 2014.

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Bourgeoisie

The bourgeoisie is a polysemous French term that can mean.

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By-election

By-elections, also spelled bye-elections (known as special elections in the United States, and bypolls in India), are used to fill elected offices that have become vacant between general elections.

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Centre Party (Sweden)

The Centre Party (Centerpartiet, abbreviated C) is a liberal and agrarian political party in Sweden.

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Centre-left politics

Centre-left politics or center-left politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-left politics, is an adherence to views leaning to the left-wing, but closer to the centre on the left–right political spectrum than other left-wing variants.

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Christian Democrats (Sweden)

The Christian Democrats (Kristdemokraterna, KD) is a Christian democratic political party in Sweden.

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Christian Values Party (Sweden)

The Christian Values Party (Kristna värdepartiet) is a Christian conservative party in Sweden.

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Confidence and supply

In a parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster system, confidence and supply are required for a minority government to retain power in the lower house.

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Conservatism

Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.

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Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Diet (assembly)

In politics, a diet is a formal deliberative assembly.

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Ebba Busch Thor

Ebba-Elisabeth Busch-Christensen (born 11 February 1987) is a Swedish Christian Democrats politician who has served as Leader of the Christian Democrats since April 2015.

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Elections in Sweden

Elections to determine the makeup of the legislative bodies on the three levels of administrative division in the Kingdom of Sweden are held once every four years.

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Enhet (political party)

Enhet ("unity") is a small political party in Sweden.

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Esabelle Dingizian

Esabelle Dingizian (Իզապէլ Տինկիզեան; 16 September 1962) is a Swedish Green Party politician.

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Estates of the realm

The estates of the realm, or three estates, were the broad orders of social hierarchy used in Christendom (Christian Europe) from the medieval period to early modern Europe.

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European Workers Party

The European Workers' Party (Europeiska arbetarpartiet, EAP) is a minor political party in Sweden without parliamentary representation.

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Ewa Thalén Finné

Ewa Thalén Finné (born 28 August 1959) is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party.

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Första kammaren

The Första kammaren (lit. First Chamber, often abbreviated 'FK'), was the upper house of the bicameral Riksdag of Sweden between 1866 and 1970 that replaced the Riksdag of the Estates.

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Fee simple

In English law, a fee simple or fee simple absolute is an estate in land, a form of freehold ownership.

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Feminist Initiative (Sweden)

Feminist Initiative (Feministiskt initiativ, abbreviated FI, Fi or F!) is a radical feminist political party in Sweden.

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General Council (Andorra)

The General Council (Consell General d'Andorra) is the unicameral parliament of Andorra.

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Genitive case

In grammar, the genitive (abbreviated); also called the second case, is the grammatical case that marks a word, usually a noun, as modifying another word, also usually a noun.

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Green Party (Sweden)

The Green Party (Miljöpartiet de gröna, literally "Environment Party the Greens", commonly referred to in Swedish as "Miljöpartiet" or MP) is a political party in Sweden based upon green politics.

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Green politics

Green politics (also known as ecopolitics) is a political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice and grassroots democracy.

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Gustav Fridolin

Per Gustav Edvard Fridolin (born 10 May 1983) is a Swedish politician and the current Minister of Education, having been appointed in 2014.

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Gustav I of Sweden

Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death in 1560, previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Riksföreståndare) from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

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Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

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Helgeandsholmen

Helgeandsholmen is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Instrument of Government (1809)

The Instrument of Government (1809 års regeringsform) adopted on 6 June 1809 by the Riksdag of the Estates and King Charles XIII was one of the fundamental laws that made up the constitution of Sweden from 1809 to the end of 1974.

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Isabella Lövin

Isabella Lövin (born 3 February 1963) is a Swedish politician for the Green Party who has served as Minister for International Development Cooperation since 2014 and as spokesperson of the Green Party since 2016.

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Jan Björklund

Jan Arne Björklund (born 18 April 1962) is a Swedish politician of the Liberals.

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Jimmie Åkesson

Per Jimmie Åkesson (born 17 May 1979) is a Swedish Sweden Democrats politician who has served as Leader of the Sweden Democrats since May 2005.

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Jonas Sjöstedt

Jonas Sjöstedt (born 25 December 1964) is a Swedish politician who is the current chairman of the Left Party since 2012, and a former metalworker.

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Löfven Cabinet

The cabinet of Stefan Löfven is the present Government of Sweden.

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Left Party (Sweden)

The Left Party (Vänsterpartiet, V) is a socialist and feminist political party in Sweden.

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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Liberala partiet

Liberala partiet ("The Liberal Party"), is a classical liberal political party in Sweden.

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Liberalism

Liberalism is a political and moral philosophy based on liberty and equality.

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Liberals (Sweden)

The Liberals (Liberalerna, L) is a liberal and social-liberal political party in Sweden.

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List of Deputy Speakers of the Riksdag

The speaker of the Riksdag is assisted by three deputy speakers who are also elected by a vote in the chamber.

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List of members of the Riksdag, 2014–18

This is a list of members of the Swedish parliament for the term 2014–2018.

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Minority government

A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament.

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Moderate Party

The Moderate Party (Moderata samlingspartiet, M: "Moderate Unity Party", commonly referred to in Swedish as Moderaterna: "Moderates") is a liberal-conservative political party in Sweden.

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Monarchy of Sweden

The Monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden,See the Instrument of Government, Chapter 1, Article 5.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.

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National Assembly of People's Power

The National Assembly of People's Power (Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular) is the legislative parliament of the Republic of Cuba and the supreme body of State power.

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Nationalencyklopedin

Nationalencyklopedin, abbreviated NE, is a comprehensive contemporary Swedish-language encyclopedia, initiated by a favourable loan from the Government of Sweden of 17 million Swedish kronor in 1980, which was repaid by December 1990.

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Opposition (parliamentary)

Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Parliament

In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government.

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Parliament House, Stockholm

The Parliament House (Riksdagshuset), is the seat of the parliament of Sweden, the Riksdag.

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Parliament of Finland

The Parliament of Finland, is the unicameral supreme legislature of Finland, founded on 9 May 1906.

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Parliament of Rwanda

The Parliament of Rwanda (French: Parlement du Rwanda; Kinyarwanda: Inteko Ishinga Amategeko y’u Rwanda) consists of two chambers.

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Parliamentary committees in the Riksdag

There are 15 parliamentary committees in the Riksdag, Sweden's parliament.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

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Party of the Swedes

Party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas parti, SVP) was a neo-Nazi political party in Sweden.

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Party-list proportional representation

Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.

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Pirate Party (Sweden)

The Pirate Party (Piratpartiet) is a political party in Sweden founded in 2006.

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Postal codes in Sweden

For the purposes of directing mail, Sweden is divided into a number of postcode areas.

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Presidium

A presidium or praesidium is a council of executive officers in some political assemblies that collectively administers its business, either alongside an individual president or in place of one.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Prime Minister of Sweden

The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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Red-Greens (Sweden)

The Red-Greens (De rödgröna) was a political and electoral alliance of political parties in Sweden, publicly launched on 7 December 2008, largely based on the Norwegian ruling Red-Green Coalition.

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Referendums in Sweden

Since the introduction of parliamentarism in Sweden, six national referendums have been held.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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Rigsdagen

Rigsdagen was the name of the national legislature of Denmark from 1849 to 1953.

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Riigikogu

The Riigikogu (from riigi-, of the state, and kogu, assembly) is the unicameral parliament of Estonia.

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Riksdag of the Estates

Riksdag of the Estates (formally Riksens ständer; informally Ståndsriksdagen) was the name used for the Estates of Sweden when they were assembled.

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Snap election

A snap election is an election called earlier than expected.

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Socialism

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

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Socialist Justice Party

The Socialist Justice Party (Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna, RS) is a Trotskyist political party in Sweden.

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Speaker (politics)

The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.

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Speaker of the Riksdag

The speaker of the Riksdag (Riksdagens talman) is the presiding officer of the national unicameral legislature in Sweden.

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Stefan Löfven

Kjell Stefan Löfven (born 21 July 1957) is a Swedish politician serving as the 33rd and current Prime Minister of Sweden since 2014 and Leader of the Social Democrats since 2012.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace or the Royal Palace (Stockholms slott or Kungliga slottet) is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch (the actual residence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia is at Drottningholm Palace).

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Studentlitteratur

Studentlitteratur is an academic publishing company based in Sweden and publishing mostly in Swedish.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Sweden Democrats

Sweden Democrats or Swedish Democrats (Sverigedemokraterna, SD) is a nationalist political party in Sweden that was founded in 1988.

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Swedish general election, 2014

General elections were held in Sweden on 14 September 2014 to elect the Riksdag, all 21 county councils, and 290 municipal assemblies.

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Swedish general election, 2018

The 2018 Swedish general election, scheduled for Sunday 9 September 2018, will elect the members of the Riksdag which in turn will elect the Prime Minister of Sweden.

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Swedish nobility

The Swedish nobility (Adeln) has historically been a legally and/or socially privileged class in Sweden, and part of the so-called frälse (a derivation from Old Swedish meaning free neck).

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Swedish Senior Citizen Interest Party

The Swedish Senior Citizen Interest Party (Sveriges pensionärers intresseparti, SPI Välfärden) is a political party in Sweden.

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Swedish Social Democratic Party

The Swedish Social Democratic Party (Sveriges socialdemokratiska arbetareparti, SAP; literally, "Social Democratic Workers' Party of Sweden"), contesting elections as the Arbetarepartiet–Socialdemokraterna ('The Workers' Party – The Social Democrats'), usually referred to just as the 'Social Democrats' (Socialdemokraterna); is the oldest and largest political party in Sweden.

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Technical group

In politics, a technical group or mixed group is a heterogenous parliamentary group composed of elected officials from political parties of differing ideologies (or independent of any party) who are not numerous enough to form groups on their own.

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Term of office

A term of office is the length of time a person serves in a particular elected office.

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Three Crowns

Three Crowns (tre kronor) is a national emblem of Sweden, present in the coat of arms of Sweden, and composed of three yellow or gilded coronets ordered two above and one below, placed on a blue background.

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Ulf Kristersson

Ulf Hjalmar Kristersson (born 29 December 1963) is a Swedish Moderate Party politician who has served as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Moderate Party since October 2017.

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Urban Ahlin

Urban Christian Ahlin (born 13 November 1964) is a Swedish Social Democratic Party politician who has served as Speaker of the Riksdag since September 2014.

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Webster/Sainte-Laguë method

The Webster/Sainte-Laguë method, often simply Webster method or Sainte-Laguë method, is a highest quotient method for allocating seats in party-list proportional representation used in many voting systems.

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Yeoman

A yeoman was a member of a social class in late medieval to early modern England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riksdag

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