1912 Norwegian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1912, with a second round held between 4 and 11 November.[1] The result was a victory for the alliance of the Liberal Party and the Labour Democrats, which won 76 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

1912 Norwegian parliamentary election

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All 123 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
62 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Gunnar Knudsen 02.jpg Christian Holtermann Knudsen.jpg Jens Bratlie.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Christian Knudsen Jens Bratlie
Party Liberal Labour Conservative
Last election 46 seats, 30.4% 11 seats, 21.6% 41 seats, 32.8%
Seats won 70 23 20
Seat change Increase24 Increase12 Decrease21
Popular vote 195,526 (V+Ad) 128,455 162,074 (H+FV)
Percentage 40.0% (V+Ad) 26.3% 33.2% (H+FV)

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Magnus Halvorsen.jpg
Leader ? Magnus Halvorsen
Party Labour Democrats Free-minded
Last election 2 seats, 3.7% 23 seats with H
Seats won 6 4
Seat change Increase4 Decrease19
Popular vote Alliance with V Alliance with H
Percentage

Prime Minister before election

Jens Bratlie
Conservative

Elected Prime Minister

Jens Bratlie
Conservative

ResultsEdit

 
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 195,526 40.0 70 +24
Labour Democrats 6 +4
Conservative Party 162,074 33.2 20 –21
Free-minded Liberal Party 4 –19
Labour Party 128,455 26.3 23 +12
Riksmål Party 1,033 0.2 0 New
Teetotaler Party 884 0.2 0 0
Independent Left Party 528 0.1 0 0
Church Party 367 0.1 0 0
Wild votes 36 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 6,254
Total 495,157 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 809,582 65.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

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