Sweden election debate: Social Democrats, Sweden Democrats and why the vote matters to Europe

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Graphic of person voting with Swedish flag behind Copyright Euronews
By James Thomas
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Join our panel of experts including Dominic Hinde and Lucas Dahlström as we explore the ins and outs of an election that could return a far-right government to power.


Sweden is bracing itself for a crucial general election on Sunday, which could see a right-wing coalition topple Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson's left-wing Social Democrats - Sweden's dominant party for the past hundred years.

But what exactly is at stake, and what does the vote mean for Europe as a whole?

To help you make sense of it all, listen to our Twitter Space conversation in the video player above, featuring Lucas Dahlström, the Stockholm correspondent for Finland's Swedish-language public broadcaster Svenska Yle, and Dominic Hinde, a researcher at Glasgow University and an expert in Swedish politics.

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