In the 2002 municipal elections LP got 382 votes (2.8%) and one seat in the municipal council.
Party president is Jan Norrman since December 2004. Norrman succeeded Åkesson, who resigned as party president and municipal councilor after accusations of misuse of party funds. Åkesson's seat in the council was taken over by Bertil Johansson.
In the 2006 municipal elections the party got 647 votes (4.6%) and two seats. After the 2006 elections the party entered into cooperation with the Sweden Democrats regarding distribution of committee seats.