2013 Swedish Church Assembly elections

2013 Swedish Church Assembly elections

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The Swedish Church Assembly elections were held on 15 September 2013. All 249 seats in the General Synod of the Church of Sweden were up for election, as well as local governing bodies.

In church elections in Sweden all members of the Church of Sweden over the age of 16 may vote. It takes through proportional representation by lists presented by nominating groups, many of which are political parties or affiliated with political parties. The election is for the governing bodies of the Church of Sweden at the parish, diocese, and national level. [1]

Results

Seats:[2]

Nominating groups Seats Votes
2009 2013 change 2009 2013 Change
(percentage points)
Swedish Social Democratic Party (S) 71 73 +2 28,32 29,37 +1,05
Non-partisans in the Church of Sweden (POSK) 33 38 +5 13,16 15,26 +2,1
Right-wing Alternative (BA)[3] 41 31 −10 16,18 12,57 −3,61
Centre Party (C) 34 30 −4 13,78 11,90 −1,88
Sweden Democrats (SD) 7 15 +8 2,86 5,97 +3,11
Christian Democrats in the Church of Sweden (KR) 18 12 −6 6,99 4,76 −2,23
Frimodig kyrka (FK) 13 12 −1 5,08 4,76 −0,32
Green Party (MPSK) 8 12 +4 3,16 4,69 +1,53
Open Church – a Church for All (ÖKA) 8 11 +3 3,28 4,63 +1,35
Free Liberals in the Church of Sweden (FiSK) 13 8 −5 5,26 3,29 −1,97
The Left in the Church of Sweden (ViSK) 3 6 +3 1,25 2,36 +1,11
Kyrklig samverkan i Visby stift (KSV)[4] 1 1 ±0 0,17 0,18 +0,01
Swedish Senior Citizen Interest Party (SPI) 1 0 −1 0,44 0,22 −0,22
Skanör Falsterbo Kyrkans väl (SFKV)[5] 0 0 ±0 0,08 0,05 −0,03

References

  1. ^ "In the Church of Sweden it is one Lutheran, one vote". The Economist. ISSN 0013-0613. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  2. ^ "Val till Kyrkomöte - valresultat".
  3. ^ ran as Moderate Party in previous elections.
  4. ^ only ran in the Diocese of Visby.
  5. ^ only ran in the Diocese of Lund.
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