Anti-EU Swedish Democrats surge to first place ahead of election

The anti-EU, anti-mass migration Swedish Democrats have surged to first place ahead of Sweden’s election in September.

YouGov have them up by 6 points on 29%. The Social Democrats are lagging behind on 22%, giving the Eurosceptics a large 7 point lead.

This is highly significant as the party has just called for a referendum on EU membership.

Party Leader Jimmie Åkesson describes the EU as a “a large web of corruption” and told the Swedish media: “We pay an enormous amount of money and get overwhelmingly little back.”

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