Västra Götaland Regional Council

The Västra Götaland Regional Council, or, Region Västra Götaland, or Västra Götalandsregionen, is the devolved regional council of Västra Götaland County in Sweden. It was created in 1999 by the merger of the county councils of Gothenburg and Bohus, Älvsborg, and Skaraborg Counties coupled with the devolution of power from the County administrative boards of the same counties, that also merged. Its main responsibilities are the public healthcare system and public transport.


The Regional Parliament is located in Vänersborg. Election results 2018:[1]

Party Seats
Socialdemokratiska arbetarpartiet 41
Moderaterna 28
Sverigedemokraterna 20
Vänsterpartiet 15
Centerpartiet 12
Kristdemokraterna 11
Liberalerna 10
Miljöpartiet de gröna 7
Demokraterna 5
Total 149

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Val till landstingsfullmäktige i Västra Götalands län - Valda 2018" (in Swedish). Valmyndigheten. Retrieved 2019-07-07.

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