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Topic: Sweden general election, 2006

  Sweden general election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A general election will be held in Sweden on September 17, 2006 to elect members to the Riksdag.
All 349 seats are up for election: 310 "fixed seats" in 29 electoral districts and 39 members at a national level for what are called "adjustment seats", used to ensure that parties have representation in the Riksdag proportional to their vote.
The campaigning for the 2006 election began early, as the opposition decided to present itself as a viable alternative government by forming an alliance: Alliance for Sweden.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sweden_general_election,_2006   (2109 words)

 Singapore general election, 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On April 20, 2006, Parliament was dissolved by President Sellapan Ramanathan on the advice of prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong.
This election is expected to have a large number of new candidates as the major political parties have undergone self-renewal in recent years, many of whom belong to the post-1965 generation.
The last three general elections in 1991, 1997, and 2001 have seen the PAP returning power on Nomination Day as the opposition parties adopted a by-election strategy and contested less than half the number of seats in these elections.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Singapore_general_election,_2006   (5314 words)

 Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Skåneland was lost to Sweden in the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658 and the Denmark-Norway union was dissolved by the Treaty of Kiel in 1814, when Norway entered a new union with Sweden, which lasted until 1905.
Elections for parliament must be held at least every four years, but the prime minister can call an earlier election.
The benefits given are more generous than is the case in the British Beveridge model – and in combination with the taxation system this brings about a greater redistribution than is the case in the Bismarck model, which is aimed rather at maintaining the present status.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Denmark   (3385 words)

September 17 - Sweden general election, 2006: Sweden holds elections for the Riksdag.
October 2 - Brazilian General Elections, 2006: Presidential election, Legislative: full renewal of the Chamber of Deputies and renewal of one third of the Federal Senate (one of each state's three seats); State sphere: Gubernatorial elections, renewal of the State Legislative body (State Assembly) in all states.
As stated in The Bible Code, 2006 is the apparent occurrence of the apocalypse.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/index.php?title=2006   (4027 words)

 Sweden (08/05)
Sweden suffered further territorial losses during the Napoleonic wars and was forced to cede Finland to Russia in 1809.
Sweden's predominantly agricultural economy shifted gradually from village to private farm-based agriculture during the Industrial Revolution, but this change failed to bring economic and social improvements commensurate with the rate of population growth.
While some argued that it went against Sweden's historic policy of neutrality (Sweden had not joined the EU during the Cold War because it was incompatible with neutrality), others viewed the move as a natural extension of the economic cooperation that had been going on since 1972 with the EU.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2880.htm   (3675 words)

Sweden, which occupies the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, is the fourth-largest country in Europe and is one-tenth larger than California.
Sweden emerged from the Napoleonic Wars with the acquisition of Norway from Denmark and with a new royal dynasty stemming from Marshal Jean Bernadotte of France, who became King Charles XIV (1818–1844).
The artificial union between Sweden and Norway led to an uneasy relationship, and the union was finally dissolved in 1905.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108008.html   (899 words)

 CalendarHome.com - 2006 - Calendar Encyclopedia
January 23 - In the Canadian federal election, the Conservatives win a plurality of seats in the House of Commons to form a minority government.
February 26 - The Olympic flag is passed to the mayor of Vancouver, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, during the Closing Ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics.
May 4 - UK local elections, 2006 - Local elections to be held across England.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /2006.htm   (3622 words)

 Iraq's Dodgy Election- by Justin Raimondo
Over ten days after the election was declared an unmitigated success – and some wimped-out liberals immediately began changing their wooly little minds about the war – we still haven't had any official results announced.
After endless teasing of the media, the Iraqi Election Commission announced on Wednesday that the results wouldn't be made public on Thursday as promised due to "irregularities" – and the necessity of a recount.
There's the disenfranchisement of ethnic and religious minorities in the north, an election fraud scandal featuring Kurds recording over 10,000 votes for their slate coming from a village that is nearly uninhabited, and an attempt to lock out Christians from gaining any seats.
antiwar.com /justin/?articleid=4807   (1661 words)

 Fjordman: Is Swedish Democracy Collapsing?
Amnesty International concluded that acts of violence against women had spiralled upward in Sweden in the last 15 years, a jump that could not be explained away as merely a greater willingness by women to report the incidents.
Sweden's politicians view arranged marriages as a positive tradition: a cultural pattern that immigrants should be allowed to preserve even in Sweden.
When voting in Sweden you pick your voting card from the political representatives outside the voting booths, and then walk across the hall to the voting booth and select which candidate you want to vote for - only there inside the booth where you select the party candidate are you hidden from view.
fjordman.blogspot.com /2005/05/is-swedish-democracy-collapsing.html#...   (12394 words)

 Sweden News
When it comes to responding to pheromonelike chemical signals, lesbian women are much more like heterosexual men than their straight counterparts, according to a new study.
Stockholm - Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba was in Sweden on Tuesday for meetings with government officials, a foreign ministry spokesperson said.
PrintDreams Wins the 2006 Innovation & Technology Award KISTA, Sweden, May 9 /CNW/ - In a contest held last week, which was entered by startup companies from across the region and sponsored by organisations...
www.topix.net /world/sweden   (648 words)

 Norway: Angus Reid Consultants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sweden eventually invaded Norway in July, allowing Norwegians to retain their body of law in exchange for accepting a Swedish sovereign.
Upon Sweden’s agreement to the dissolution of the union, Norway opted to reinstate the Danish line to the throne.
In early May, the defence ministers of Norway, Finland and Sweden agreed to establish a joint emergency force, which would be made available to the European Union (EU) in 2008.
www.angus-reid.com /tracker/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewItem&itemID=5892   (1902 words)

 Online Advertising Review - Free Online Advertising Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The TV commercial is generally considered the most effective mass-market advertising format and this is reflected by the high prices TV networks charge for commercial airtime during popular TV events.
More specifically, there are three generic objectives of advertisements : communicate information about a particular product, service, or brand (including announcing the existence of the produce, where to purchase it, and how to use it), persuade people to buy the product, and keep the organization in the public eye (called institutional advertising).
Generally, brand equity is a measure of the volume and homogeneity of, as well as positive and negative characteristics of, individual and cultural ideas associated with the product.
www.adreviews.net   (3125 words)

 Sg Election ‘06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
THE general election is finally over and families like mine can sleep well again, knowing that the People’s Action Party (PAP) has been returned to power.
To me this election has shown that the PAP is not infallible, that oftentimes it’s downright arrogant, nasty and disdainful.
Generally quite pleased with how it has turned out, and here are the results vs. forecasts for the “key races”.
www.djourne.net /sgelection06   (2432 words)

 2006 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the Canadian federal election, the Conservatives win a plurality of seats in the House of Commons to form a minority government.
April 2 - The 2006 Major League Baseball season begins on Opening Day with the Chicago White Sox beating the Cleveland Indians at home, 10-4.
April 5 - Katie Couric announces her departure from NBC and The Today Show in May 2006 and will be moving to NBC's rival, CBS.
www.psychcentral.com /psypsych/2006   (4343 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substantial welfare elements was challenged in the 1990s by high unemployment and in 2000-02 by the global economic downturn, but fiscal discipline over the past several years has allowed the country to weather economic vagaries.
Indecision over the country's role in the political and economic integration of Europe delayed Sweden's entry into the EU until 1995, and waived the introduction of the euro in 1999.
Aided by peace and neutrality for the whole of the 20th century, Sweden has achieved an enviable standard of living under a mixed system of high-tech capitalism and extensive welfare benefits.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/sw.html   (1161 words)

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Ynet has learned that Sharon's aides have, in recent days, held talks with at least three Arab regional council heads, and have invited them to a meeting of regional leaders to be held on Tuesday at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.
Newly elected leader Amir Peretz is continuing to work around the clock ahead of the general elections.
Shinui is expected to kick off its own preemptive elections campaign with bus advertisements across the country.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3175277,00.html   (522 words)

 Electrixity: Piracy Party to enter Sweden general elections 2006?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1,500 people had to sign-up before the party could be registered as an official party that can be voted for in the 2006 general election in September.
They will also work to remove minister of justice Thomas Bodström from government (Bodström is one of the most hardcore proponents of the data retention directive).
There are between 800,000 and 1,100,000 active file sharers in Sweden, and they are tired of being called criminals.
electrixity.co.uk /2006/01/piracy-party-to-enter-sweden-general.html   (380 words)

 Schwarzenegger Re-Election Uncertain in California: Angus Reid Consultants
Schwarzenegger—a Republican—won California’s recall election in October 2003 with 48.7 per cent of the vote, and will head the state’s government until January 2007.
On Jun. 13, Schwarzenegger called a special ballot on eight measures, which include changes to the time required for public teachers to gain tenure, instituting a spending cap, and transferring the authority over redistricting to a panel of retired judges.
The next gubernatorial election is scheduled for November 2006.
www.angus-reid.com /polls/index.cfm/fuseaction/viewItem/itemID/7879   (330 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Executive branch
elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor general appointed by the monarch; prime minister and deputy prime minister appointed by the governor general
elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor general appointed by the monarch; prime minister appointed by the governor general
elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; lieutenant governor appointed by the monarch; bailiff appointed by the monarch
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2077.html   (12705 words)

 United States Embassy Stockholm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The President intends to nominate Michael Wood, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Sweden.
The President's November 2005 National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza assigned the lead role for the U.S. Government's international efforts in dealing with avian and pandemic influenza to the Department of State.
The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2006 awarded to the American author Katherine Paterson.
stockholm.usembassy.gov   (769 words)

 LLRX -- Update to A Guide to the Swedish Legal System
There was close communication between scholars of Sweden and the European continent in the eighteenth century.
The fundamental laws of Sweden are the following: The Act of Succession, The Freedom of the Press Act, The Instrument of Government (Constitution), The Freedom of Expression Act.
Case law from the general courts as well as from the administrative courts is also available.
www.llrx.com /features/swedish2.htm   (1490 words)

 BBC NEWS | Politics | Election 2005 | Election at-a-glance: 12 April
The Greens are offering a "radical alternative" to the three main political parties, they have said at the launch of their manifesto.
However, a commentator writing in Sweden's Dagens Nyheter says he realises why Tony Blair is heading for a third term after living in the United Kingdom for six months.
The commentator notes figures from the OECD which show that public expenditure in the United Kingdom will grow by 8% of GDP between 2000 and 2006, while the corresponding figure for Sweden will fall by 1%.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4435525.stm   (594 words)

 ENA-Ethiopian News Agency
After his visit to Ethiopia, Izumi is scheduled to visit Ghana after which he will head for Sweden.
Prime Minister Meles said there is an encouraging progress in the area of institutio...
The nanny of a nanny Opposition is heading to London (May 08, 2006)
www.ena.gov.et   (1442 words)

 New Books
Crux of Election: Paul’s Critique of the Jewish Confidence in the Election of Israel
General Distribution of the Flea Beetles in the Palearctic Subregion
in Sweden in the Era of Hager and Villius
www.coronetbooks.com /new.html   (6171 words)

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