Swedish parliament to vote on Andersson again as PM

The speaker of parliament announced Thursday that Swedish legislators will vote on whether Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson should be prime minister on Monday, the second vote in less than a week.

On Wednesday, parliament elected Andersson as the country’s first female prime minister, but she resigned hours later after her coalition government collapsed.

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On Monday, Swedish legislators will vote on whether Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson should be prime minister, the second vote in less than a week, according to the speaker of parliament.

Andersson was elected as the country’s first female prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, but she resigned hours later after her coalition government failed.

On Wednesday, Magdalena Andersson was named leader, but she resigned after her coalition partner withdrew and her budget failed to pass.

Many MPs gave Magdalena Andersson (right) a standing ovation in the Riksdag earlier on Wednesday

Instead, parliament approved a budget proposed by the opposition, which includes anti-immigrant far-right groups.

Ms Andersson told reporters, “I have told the speaker that I desire to resign.”

Her coalition partner, the Green Party, stated that a budget “written for the first time with the far-right” could not be accepted.

Andersson, 54, is anticipated to create a Social Democratic-dominated minority administration.

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