Hunting and Fishing Party big winner in Sweden’s Sami vote

The flag of Sweden's indigenous Sami population. (Tommy Engman / Sveriges Radio)
The flag of Sweden’s indigenous Sami population. (Tommy Engman / Sveriges Radio)

The preliminary results of the Sami Parliament elections were presented on Tuesday. Swedish news agency TT reports that the big winners are the Hunting and Fishing party, which got two new mandates.

This makes the party biggest in the Sami Parliament with nine mandates.

The big losers of the elections were the Partiet Samerna.

The Sami Parliament deals with issues that affect Sweden’s indigenous Sami population. It has 31 Parliamentarians.

In the election, 4686 people voted.

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