The decision made last August by the Swedish Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, to present his resignation has come true this Wednesday. The president, who had been in office for seven years, had already left the presidency of the Social Democratic Party on November 4.
Now, the main candidate to succeed him at the head of the Government is the current Minister of Finance, Magdalena Andersson, which has already relegated Löfven to the party presidency. In case of holding the presidency, he would become lthe first woman to lead the Nordic country.
In any case, a parliamentary vote will be held, called a motion of confidence. In it, according to Swedish law, you do not need to have a majority in your favor, but not have a majority against to be able to rule. In other words, of the 349 seats that make up the Riksdag, does not require 175 favorable votes, but that there are no more than 175 against.
Therefore, the abstention of the Socialist Left Party and the centrists should be ensured, as well as the vote in favor by the Greens.
While the Center Party, according to its leader, Annie Lööf, has already confirmed the abstention, the Socialists demand more concessions, such as postpone the project of a partial labor reform demanded by the centrists.