1909 Norwegian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway between 2 and 25 October 1909, with a second round held between 18 October and 11 November.[2] The result was a victory for the alliance of the Conservative Party and the Liberal Left Party, which won 64 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

1909 Norwegian parliamentary election

← 1906 2 − 25 October 1909 1912 →

All 123 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
62 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Gunnar Knudsen 02.jpg Fredrik Stang d.y.jpg Abraham Theodor Berge, 1912, L. Szacinski (firmaet), Oslo Museum, OB.SZ22556.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Fredrik Stang Abraham Berge
Party Liberal Conservative Free-minded
Last election 73 seats, 45.1% 36 seats, 32.8%[1] New
Seats won 46 41 23
Seat change Decrease27 Increase5 Increase23
Popular vote 128,367 175,388 (H+FV) Alliance with H
Percentage 30.4% 41.5% (H+FV)

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Oscar Nissen.png
Leader Oscar Nissen ?
Party Labour Labour Democrats
Last election 10 seats, 16.0% 4 seats, 4.8%
Seats won 11 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease2
Popular vote 91,268 15,550
Percentage 21.6% 3.7%

Prime Minister before election

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Prime Minister after election

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

ResultsEdit

 
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 175,388 41.5 41
Free-minded Liberal Party 23
Liberal Party 128,367 30.4 46 –27
Labour Party 91,268 21.6 11 +1
Labour Democrats 15,550 3.7 2 –2
Teetotaler Party 5,076 1.2 0
Church Party 3,748 0.9 0
Independent Left Party 2,267 0.5 0
Other parties 942 0.2 0
Wild votes 78 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 7,294
Total 429,978 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 760,277 56.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ As Coalition Party
  2. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7