(CNN)Sweden’s first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, has resigned from office only hours after being voted in, Sweden’s official Twitter account announced Wednesday.
The dramatic move came before Andersson was fully in office as she had not yet had counsel with the King, a spokesperson told CNN.
Her resignation follows a budget defeat in parliament Wednesday, Sweden’s Twitter account added, with lawmakers supporting the opposition’s bill.
The Green Party has also decided to leave the minority coalition government with Andersson’s Social Democrats, it said.
“The current government will remain as an interim government until a new government is in place,” it added.
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WNU editor: Her budget proposal was defeated just after she was voted in. Hence the resignation.
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