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September 19, 1988 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
Sweden's ruling Social Democrats won enough support to maintain their minority government in a national election Sunday that also brought the environmentalist Greens into Parliament for the first time. After a campaign dominated by environmental issues, the Greens won 20 seats in the 349-seat Swedish Parliament to become the first new legislative party here since 1917.
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September 19, 1988 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
Sweden's ruling Social Democrats won enough support to maintain their minority government in a national election Sunday that also brought the environmentalist Greens into Parliament for the first time. After a campaign dominated by environmental issues, the Greens won 20 seats in the 349-seat Swedish Parliament to become the first new legislative party here since 1917.
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March 13, 1986 | From Reuters
In a two-minute vote, the Swedish Parliament on Wednesday confirmed the country's new Social Democratic leader, Ingvar Carlsson, as successor to assassinated Prime Minister Olof Palme. Carlsson, who took over as acting premier Feb. 28, the night of the killing, was elected without opposition as Sweden's new prime minister with the support of the Social Democrats and their Communist allies.
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