Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced that she would resign after an unprecedented right-wing and far-right bloc narrowly won Sunday's vote.
There are eight parties running to win seats in the 349-seat parliament, or Riksdag. They belong to one of two major blocs, one with four left-wing parties and another with four conservative parties.
Opinion polls show Social Democrat PM Andersson's centre-left and the right-wing bloc running neck-and-neck in the elections marked by crime and a cost-of-living crisis.
With almost all districts having reported, the ruling centre-left Social Democrats and Greens and their Left Party parliamentary allies had 40.6 percent of the vote, while the opposition centre-right Alliance were at 40.3 percent.
Seven and a half million Swedes cast their votes on Sunday in what is being hailed as one of the most important general elections in decades. The two traditional blocs of parties on the centre left and right is running neck and neck in the polls.
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