No one really won Sweden's general election and people are utterly confused

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No one really won Sweden's general election and people are utterly confused

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Over 99 percent of the votes have been counted, but one question remains unanswered after the Swedish election. Who won?

As neither of the country's two main political blocks (the red-green alliance led by current prime minister Stefan Löfven or the centre-right alliance) have managed to secure a majority, the country is now in a political gridlock. And this is, in part, due to the advancement of the far right party The Sweden Democrats (SD).

SD, a nationalist far right party with tough anti-immigration stances, secured 62 seats in the 349 seat Swedish parliament. But since neither of the established political blocks are willing to form a government reliant on the support of The Sweden Democrats, the election is without a clear result.

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