We thought that the result of the electon would be an opportunity for new alliances, this option didn't materialize.
Instead the former opposition bloc will take over the responisbility from August 28 1997, in addition to the partys described above Mii Samit have joined this coalition. Further they have declared that Per Mikael Utsi is to be the chairman of the majority group.
|Per Mikael Utsi||Renägarförbundet||Chairman|
|Stig-Harry Johansson||Samerna||Member of board|
|Per Johannes Labba||Vi Samer||Member of board|
|Börje Allas||Samisk solidaritet||Member of board|
|Lars Wilhelm Svonni||Samerna||Chairman|
|Lars Jon Allas||Renägarförbundet||1'st Vice-Chairman|
|Monika Fjaellström||LSS||2'nd Vice-Chairman|
|Stefan Mikaelsson||Skogssamerna||3'rd Vice-Chairman|
|Before the votes had been counted we said:|
It is quite hard to estimate what the election result will be at this point, one pre-election poll suggests that SSR might lose one chair to Skogssamerna, and likewise in the opposition bloc that LSS will lose one seat to Jakt och fiskesamerna.
Lets see how this matched the final result:
|While Richard Doj checks the
electoral register to see if Cecilia
Persson is entitled to vote, the
election supervisor Nils Olofsson
places your webmasters vote in the
ballot box, under the scrutiny of
|Next one to vote is Catarina Albinsson
followed by Ulf Stefan Vinka originally
from the mid-western part of Swedish
The election gave many opportunity
to meet people one doesn't see that
At the left we can see Cecilia Persson,
who gossips with election supervisors
Vivi Knutsson and Nora Wasara-
Larsson. (second and third from left)
The sisters Hanna and Marit Larsson
turned up somewhat later.
Only one of them voted here, since
the other had mailed her vote
previously, a procedure that is
permitted since many sami's lives
in remote locations.
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