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Kristdemokraterna (KD) är ett kristdemokratiskt politiskt parti i Sverige. | The Christian Democrats is a political party in Sweden.





Kristdemokraterna (KD) är ett kristdemokratiskt politiskt parti i Sverige, som är representerat i riksdagen sedan 1991. Partiet har haft sitt nuvarande namn sedan 1996 och partiledare är Göran Hägglund. Partiet är mandatmässigt det sjunde största i Sveriges riksdag tillsammans med Vänsterpartiet och med sina cirka 24 000 medlemmar det femte största medlemsmässigt. Kristdemokraterna ingår tillsammans med Moderaterna, Centerpartiet och Folkpartiet i den borgerliga Alliansen som sedan valet 2006 styr Sverige. I regeringen har Kristdemokraterna tre statsråd och partiet profilerar sig främst inom vård, omsorg samt familje- och äldrefrågor.


Partiordförande: Göran Hägglund

Partisekreterare: Acko Ankarberg Johansson

Gruppledare i riksdagen: Emma Henriksson

Grundat: 20 mars 1964

Politisk ideologi: Kristdemokrati, Socialkonservatism, Ekonomisk liberalism







The Christian Democrats (Swedish: Kristdemokraterna, KD) is a Christian democratic political party in Sweden. The party was founded in 1964 but did not enter parliament until 1985 in an electoral cooperation with the Centre Party and on the Christian Democrats' own accord in 1991. The leader since 3 April 2004 is Göran Hägglund. He succeeded Alf Svensson, who had been the party's leader since 1973. The four most important issues for the party are:


  • Improving the care of the elderly
  • Freedom of choice for families with children in selecting their childcare
  • Decreasing regulations on companies
  • Lowering taxes to promote growth and combat unemployment


The party name was for a long time abbreviated KDS until 1996, when the new abbreviation became KD as the name changed from the Christian Democratic Unity to the Christian Democrats.


The Christian Democrats are currently a minor party in the centre-right Alliance coalition government led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.


Leader: Göran Hägglund

Founded: 1964

Ideology: Christian democracy, Social conservatism, Economic liberalism




updated: 2013-05-20

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