STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Just ahead of the January 16, 2019 deadline presented by Parliament speaker Andreas Norlén, all four Swedish parties have struck a deal with the Social Democrats which would allow Stefan Löfven to stay on as Prime Minister.
On Friday, Centre Party leader Annie Lööf confirmed that the Green Party and Liberals – had struck a deal with the Social Democrats which would allow Löfven to stay on as prime minister.
Stefan Löfven has been leading the government through its transitional phase.
Centerpartiet kommer vara ett liberalt oppositionsparti som tar ansvar för Sverige.
Se min pressträff: https://t.co/4Y06le92ON
— Annie Lööf (@annieloof) 11 januari 2019
If that vote is unsuccessful, a fourth vote will happen on January 23rd. If parliament fails to elect a prime minister, Sweden will need to hold a snap election no more than three months after the fourth and final vote, according to election rules.