Social Democrats regain power in Swedish elections
Sweden may be in store for political upheaval as the Social Democrats regained power in elections on Sunday by defeating the incumbent centre-right party. The far right, the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats, also did extremely well. We’ll talk about Swedish politics with Lesli Nordstrom of the Swedish American Museum. She’s been following the candidates and issues. While living and working in Sweden, Nordstrom served in a number of political roles including vice-president of the Liberal Party's Stockholm youth organization.
(photo: Stefan Lofven, of the Swedish Social Democrats, is taking over as Prime Minister, but the rise of the far right and collapse of the Greens will make it tough for him to form a stable government. (AP Photo/TT, Claudio Bresciani) )