Power shift expected in Swedish election

September 13, 2014 8:17 PM

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STOCKHOLM -- Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule.

That would be a return to normalcy in Swedish politics because the Social Democrats — who built the country's famed welfare state — haven't been in opposition for this long since they first took power in 1920.

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