Supporters of the Sweden Democrats cheer during the Party’s election night in Nacka, near Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Supporters of the Sweden Democrats cheer during the Party’s election night in Nacka, near Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Sweden holds vote expected to boost populist anti-immigration party

  • The right-wing Sweden Democrats party promises to crack down on shootings and other gang violence that have shaken many people’s sense of security
  • Polls predicted the Sweden Democrats would take about 20 per cent of the vote on Sunday to become the second-largest party in the parliament.

Supporters of the Sweden Democrats cheer during the Party’s election night in Nacka, near Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Supporters of the Sweden Democrats cheer during the Party’s election night in Nacka, near Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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