June 16, 2024

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The right-wing is consolidating its leadership in the Strasbourg parliament and the far-right is making a stunning breakthrough.

The right-wing is consolidating its leadership in the Strasbourg parliament and the far-right is making a stunning breakthrough.

In the Nordic countries, the left and environmentalists are advancing, while the extreme right is retreating

In contrast to the global trend in Europe, in the Nordic countries, left-wing and environmentalist parties have won European elections, while the far-right has been on the decline.

In Sweden, The Social Democrats are ahead of Prime Minister Ulf Kristerson’s moderates (17.4%) with 25.1%. The Greens came third with 13.7% of the vote, up 2.1 points.

The Sweden Democratic Party, the far-right party that supports the government, recorded its first ever decline in the election (− 2.1 points, 13.2%) after more than 90% of the votes were counted. The anti-immigration party, which had hoped to overtake the moderates, fell to fourth place.

Finally, the Left Party is advancing (+4.3 points, 11.1%).

In Finland, According to the official results, the Left Alliance made an impressive improvement with 17.3% of the vote, four points more than in 2019. “I could never have dreamed of such images.”said Lee Anderson, leader of the Left Alliance.

Thus, the party will have three of the 15 seats allocated to Finland in the European Parliament, compared to one at the previous election.

Prime Minister Petteri Orbo’s National Alliance (centre-right) consolidated its victories with almost 25% of the vote, almost four points higher.

The far-right Finns party, which is part of the governing coalition, fell 6.2 points to 7.6%. He gets only one ticket.

In Denmark, In a highly fragmented political landscape, the Socialist People’s Party came out on top and clearly increased by 4.2 points compared to 2019, 17.4%, according to the official results of almost all ballots.

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The Social Democratic Party, which leads the governing coalition, fell to 15.6%, a sharp decline of 5.9 points. Both parties are expected to win three of Denmark’s 15 seats each.

The country was marked by an attack on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Friday by a man in central Copenhagen. Chairman, who said “shaken up” Due to this attack, he did not participate in the election evening.