Referendums in Sweden
Since the introduction of parliamentarism in Sweden, six national referendums have been held. Legal provisions for referendums were introduced in 1922, one year after the adoption of universal suffrag...
Referendums in Sweden - Wikipedia
Swedish driving side referendum, 1955
A non-binding referendum on the introduction of right hand traffic was held in Sweden on 16 October 1955.The voter turnout was 53.2%, and the suggestion failed by 15.5% against 82.9%. However, eight y...
Swedish driving side referendum, 1955 - Wikipedia
Swedish European Union membership referendum, 1994
A non-binding referendum on membership for the European Union was held in Sweden on 13 November 1994.The voter turnout was 83.3%, and the result was 52.3% for and 46.8% against.
Swedish pensions system referendum, 1957
A non-binding referendum on reforming the pensions system was held in Sweden on 13 October 1957. Three proposals were put to voters:The first option won a plurality of the vote, receiving 45.8% of the...
Swedish pensions system referendum, 1957 - Wikipedia
Swedish euro referendum, 2003
A non-binding referendum on introduction of the euro was held in Sweden on 14 September 2003. The referendum failed. As a consequence, Sweden decided in 2003 not to adopt the euro for the time...
Swedish nuclear power referendum, 1980
A non-binding referendum on nuclear power was held in Sweden on 23 March 1980. Three proposals were put to voters:The second option won a narrow plurality of the vote, receiving 39.1% of the ballots c...
Swedish prohibition referendum, 1922
A non-binding referendum on prohibition of alcohol was held in Sweden on 27 August 1922. The proposal failed, with 51% voting against the change on a turnout of 55.1%. Voting patterns were sharply div...
Swedish prohibition referendum, 1922 - Wikipedia