1915 Norwegian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1915, with a second round between 4 and 11 November.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 74 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

1915 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 Jens Bratlie.jpg Christian Holtermann Knudsen.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Jens Bratlie Christian Knudsen
Party Liberal Conservative Labour
Last election 70 seats, 40.0% 20 seats, 33.2% 23 seats, 26.3%
Seats won 74 20 19
Seat change Increase4 Steady0 Decrease4
Popular vote 204,243 179,028 (H+FV) 198,111
Percentage 33.1% 29.0% (H+FV) 32.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader ? Erik Enge ?
Party Labour Democrats Free-minded Agrarian
Last election 6 seats with V 4 seats with H New
Seats won 6 1 1
Seat change Steady0 Decrease3 Increase1
Popular vote 25,658 Alliance with H 6,351
Percentage 4.2% 1.0%

Prime Minister before election

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Elected Prime Minister

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 204,243 33.1 74 +4
Labour Party 198,111 32.1 19 –4
Conservative Party 179,028 29.0 20 0
Free-minded Liberal Party 1 –4
Labour Democrats 25,658 4.2 6 0
Agrarian Association 6,351 1.0 1 New
Teetotaler Party 3,820 0.1 0 0
Peace Candidate 413 0.1 0 New
Independents 2 New
Wild votes 46
Invalid/blank votes 8,285
Total 625,955 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,086,657 57.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

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