STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s incumbent center-left authorities led by the Social Democrats appeared to have a slim benefit after a parliamentary election Sunday, a carefully watched exit ballot steered, after a tightly fought election marketing campaign dominated by the problem of rising gang violence.

The exit ballot steered the center-left bloc of Social Democrats, Left Social gathering, Centre Social gathering and Greens had secured 176 seats within the 349-seat parliament. The four-party, right-wing group — together with the Sweden Democrats — appeared to have received 173 seats, the exit ballot confirmed.

Such an end result, if confirmed by preliminary outcomes anticipated in a while Sunday, would see Social Democrat chief Magdalena Andersson proceed as prime minister and the far-right Sweden Democrats, who had surged in recent opinion polling, denied a primary style of direct affect over authorities coverage, regardless of what seemed to be a robust exhibiting on the poll field.

Vote counting is now underway after polling stations closed at 8 p.m. native time. The ultimate outcomes may differ from the exit ballot and small adjustments for any of the eight events in parliament may very well be decisive for the final word end result.

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