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List of members of the Parliament of Norway, 2013–17

A graphical break-down of the seats in Parliament by party
Distribution of mandates after the 2013 election
  Labour Party (55)
  Centre Party (10)
  Green Party (1)

Between 9 October 2013 and 30 September 2017, the Parliament of Norway consists of 169 members from 8 parties and 19 constituencies, elected during the 2013 Norwegian parliamentary election on 8 and 9 September. The center-right block received a majority of the seats, with the two largest right-wing parties, the Conservative Party (48 members) and the Progress Party (29 members) forming the minority Solberg's Cabinet. The cabinet had parliamentary support from the Christian Democratic Party (10 members) and the Liberal Party (9 members). The opposition consists of the Labour Party (55 members), the Centre Party (10 members), the Socialist Left Party (7 members) and the Green Party (1 member).

Members of the Parliament of Norway are elected based on party-list proportional representation in plural member constituencies. This means that representatives from different political parties are elected from 19 constituencies, which are identical to the 19 counties. The electorate does not vote for individuals but rather for party lists, with a ranked list of candidates nominated by the party. This means that the person on top of the list will get the seat unless the voter alters the ballot. Parties may nominate candidates from outside their own constituency, and even Norwegian citizens currently living abroad.[1]

The Sainte-Laguë method is used for allocating parliamentary seats to parties. As a result, the percentage of representatives is roughly equal to the nationwide percentage of votes. Still, a party with a high number of votes in only one constituency can win a seat there even if the nationwide percentage is low. This has happened several times in Norwegian history. Conversely, if a party's initial representation in Parliament is proportionally less than its share of votes, the party may seat more representatives through leveling seats, provided that the nationwide percentage is above the election threshold, at 4 percent. Since 2005, nineteen seats have been allocated via the leveling system.[1]

If a representative is absent for whatever reason, his or her seat will be filled by a candidate from the same party-list—in other words, there are no by-elections. Representatives who die during the term are replaced permanently, whereas representatives who are appointed to a government position, such as government minister (cabinet member) or state secretary, will be replaced by a deputy representative until the representative no longer holds the government position.[2] Deputy representatives also meet during typically short-term absence, like when a representative travels abroad with a parliamentary work group or is absent for health reasons.

By county and partyEdit

The following is a breakdown of the intersection of parties and constituencies.

Constituency Soc. Left Labour Centre Green Chr. Dem. Liberal Cons. Progress Total
Aust-Agder 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
Vest-Agder 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 6
Akershus 1 5 0 0 0 1 7 3 17
Buskerud 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 9
Finnmark 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Hedmark 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 7
Hordaland 1 4 1 0 1 1 6 2 16
Møre og Romsdal 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 2 9
Nordland 0 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 9
Oppland 0 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 7
Oslo 1 6 0 1 1 2 6 2 19
Rogaland 0 3 1 0 2 1 4 3 14
Sogn og Fjordane 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
Telemark 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 6
Troms 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 7
Nord-Trøndelag 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5
Sør-Trøndelag 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 2 10
Vestfold 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 7
Østfold 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 9
Total 7 55 10 1 10 9 48 29 169

RepresentativesEdit

The following is a list of members elected to the parliament in the 2013 election. It consists of the representative's name, party, and constituency, in addition to noting members assigned to government and deceased, with their regular deputy, chair and deputy chairs of standing committees, parliamentary leaders of the parties and representatives elected through a leveling seat.

Nine representatives are members of Solberg's Cabinet and a tenth representative is a state secretary. Deputies take their seats while the elected members are serving in the cabinet.[3]

Name Party Constituency Comments Refs
Freddy de Ruiter Labour Aust-Agder
Svein Harberg Conservative Aust-Agder
Ingebjørg Godskesen Progress Aust-Agder
Kjell Ingolf Ropstad Christian Democratic Aust-Agder Leveling seat
Ingunn Foss Conservative Vest-Agder
Kari Henriksen Labour Vest-Agder
Åse Michaelsen Progress Vest-Agder
Hans Fredrik Grøvan Christian Democratic Vest-Agder
Norunn Tveiten Benestad Conservative Vest-Agder
Odd Omland Labour Vest-Agder Leveling seat
Jan Tore Sanner Conservative Akershus Minister of Local Government and Modernisation in Solberg's Cabinet. Hårek Elvenes meets in his place.
Anniken Huitfeldt Labour Akershus Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence
Kari Kjønaas Kjos Progress Akershus Chair of the Standing Committee on Health and Care Services
Sylvi Graham Conservative Akershus
Sverre Myrli Labour Akershus
Tone W. Trøen Conservative Akershus
Marianne Aasen Labour Akershus
Hans Andreas Limi Progress Akershus
Bente Stein Mathisen Conservative Akershus
Abid Raja Liberal Akershus
Åsmund Grøver Aukrust Labour Akershus
Henrik Asheim Conservative Akershus
Ib Thomsen Progress Akershus
Gunvor Eldegard Labour Akershus
Nils Aage Jegstad Conservative Akershus
Mette Tønder Conservative Akershus
Bård Vegar Solhjell Socialist Left Akershus Leveling seat
Martin Kolberg Labour Buskerud Chair of the Standing Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs
Trond Helleland Conservative Buskerud
Jørund Rytman Progress Buskerud
Lise Christoffersen Labour Buskerud
Anders Bjørnsen Werp Conservative Buskerud
Torgeir Micaelsen Labour Buskerud
Morten Wold Progress Buskerud
Kristin Ørmen Johnsen Conservative Buskerud
Per Olaf Lundteigen Centre Buskerud Leveling seat
Helga Pedersen Labour Finnmark
Frank Bakke Jensen Conservative Finnmark Deputy Laila Davidsen stepped in as regular representative in 2016 when Jensen was appointed to Cabinet.
Kåre Simensen Labour Finnmark
Jan-Henrik Fredriksen Progress Finnmark
Kirsti Bergstø Socialist Left Finnmark Leveling seat
Knut Storberget Labour Hedmark
Anette Trettebergstuen Labour Hedmark
Gunnar Gundersen Conservative Hedmark
Tor Andre Johnsen Progress Hedmark
Tone Merete Sønsterud Labour Hedmark
Trygve Slagsvold Vedum Centre Hedmark
Karin Andersen Socialist Left Hedmark Leveling seat
Erna Solberg Conservative Hordaland Prime Minister. Erik Skutle meets in her place.
Per Rune Henriksen Labour Hordaland
Gjermund Hagesæter Progress Hordaland Appointed State Secretary in June 2015. Laila Reiertsen meets in his place.
Øyvind Halleraker Conservative Hordaland
Jette F. Christensen Labour Hordaland
Peter Christian Frølich Conservative Hordaland
Knut Arild Hareide Christian Democratic Hordaland
Helge Andre Njåstad Progress Hordaland Chair of the Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration
Magne Rommetveit Labour Hordaland
Torill Eidsheim Conservative Hordaland
Terje Breivik Liberal Hordaland
Ruth M. Grung Labour Hordaland
Audun Lysbakken Socialist Left Hordaland
Sigurd Hille Conservative Hordaland
Kjersti Toppe Centre Hordaland
Ove Bernt Trellevik Conservative Hordaland Leveling seat
Helge Orten Conservative Møre og Romsdal
Else-May Botten Labour Møre og Romsdal
Harald T. Nesvik Progress Møre og Romsdal
Elisabeth Røbekk Nørve Conservative Møre og Romsdal
Fredric Holen Bjørdal Labour Møre og Romsdal
Oskar Jarle Grimstad Progress Møre og Romsdal
Rigmor Andersen Eide Christian Democratic Møre og Romsdal
Jenny Klinge Centre Møre og Romsdal
Pål Farstad Liberal Møre og Romsdal Leveling seat
Lisbeth Berg-Hansen Labour Nordland
Odd Henriksen Conservative Nordland
Kenneth Svendsen Progress Nordland
Eirik Sivertsen Labour Nordland
Margunn Ebbesen Conservative Nordland
Anna-Kristin Ljunggren Labour Nordland
Jan Arild Ellingsen Progress Nordland
Kjell-Idar Juvik Labour Nordland
Janne Sjelmo Nordås Centre Nordland Leveling seat
Rigmor Aasrud Labour Oppland
Tore Hagebakken Labour Oppland
Olemic Thommessen Conservative Oppland President of the Parliament
Morten Ørsal Johansen Progress Oppland
Anne Tingelstad Wøien Centre Oppland
Stine Renate Håheim Labour Oppland
Ketil Kjenseth Liberal Oppland Leveling seat
Jens Stoltenberg Labour Oslo Secretary General of NATO. Truls Wickholm meets in his place.
Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide Conservative Oslo Minister of Defence in Solberg's Cabinet. Heidi Nordby Lunde meets in her place.
Hadia Tajik Labour Oslo Chair of the Standing Committee on Justice
Nikolai Astrup Conservative Oslo
Siv Jensen Progress Oslo Minister of Finance in Solberg's Cabinet. Mazyar Keshvari meets in her place.
Jonas Gahr Støre Labour Oslo
Michael Tetzschner Conservative Oslo
Trine Skei Grande Liberal Oslo
Heikki Holmås Socialist Left Oslo
Marianne Marthinsen Labour Oslo
Kristin Vinje Conservative Oslo
Rasmus Hansson Green Oslo
Christian Tybring-Gjedde Progress Oslo
Jan Bøhler Labour Oslo
Mudassar Kapur Conservative Oslo
Marit Nybakk Labour Oslo
Ola Elvestuen Liberal Oslo Chair of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment
Stefan Magnus B. Heggelund Conservative Oslo
Hans Olav Syversen Christian Democratic Oslo Leveling seat, chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
Bent Høie Conservative Rogaland Minister of Health and Care Services in Solberg's Cabinet. Sveinung Stensland meets in his place.
Eirin Kristin Sund Labour Rogaland
Solveig Horne Progress Rogaland Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion in Solberg's Cabinet. Helge Thorheim meets in her place.
Siri A. Meling Conservative Rogaland
Olaug Vervik Bollestad Christian Democratic Rogaland
Torstein Tvedt Solberg Labour Rogaland
Bente Thorsen Progress Rogaland
Arve Kambe Conservative Rogaland Chair of the Standing Committee on Labour and Social Affairs
Hege Haukeland Liadal Labour Rogaland
Tina Bru Conservative Rogaland
Roy Steffensen Progress Rogaland
Geir Pollestad Centre Rogaland
Geir Toskedal Christian Democratic Rogaland
Iselin Nybø Liberal Rogaland Leveling seat
Ingrid Heggø Labour Sogn og Fjordane
Liv Signe Navarsete Centre Sogn og Fjordane
Bjørn Lødemel Conservative Sogn og Fjordane
Sveinung Rotevatn Liberal Sogn og Fjordane Leveling seat
Terje Aasland Labour Telemark
Torbjørn Røe Isaksen Conservative Telemark Minister of Education and Research in Solberg's Cabinet. Solveig Sundbø Abrahamsen meets in his place.
Bård Hoksrud Progress Telemark State secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Communications until June 2015. Kristian Norheim met as in his place.
Lene Vågslid Labour Telemark
Christian Tynning Bjørnø Labour Telemark
Geir Jørgen Bekkevold Christian Democratic Telemark Leveling seat
Martin Henriksen Labour Troms
Elisabeth Aspaker Conservative Troms Minister of Fisheries in Solberg's Cabinet. Regina Alexandrova meets in her place.
Øyvind Korsberg Progress Troms
Tove Karoline Knutsen Labour Troms
Kent Gudmundsen Conservative Troms
Torgeir Knag Fylkesnes Socialist Left Troms Leveling seat
Ingvild Kjerkol Labour Nord-Trøndelag
Arild Stokkan-Grande Labour Nord-Trøndelag
Marit Arnstad Centre Nord-Trøndelag Chair of the Standing Committee on Business and Industry
Elin Rodum Agdestein Conservative Nord-Trøndelag
André Nikolai Skjelstad Liberal Nord-Trøndelag Leveling seat
Trond Giske Labour Sør-Trøndelag Chair of the Standing Committee on Education, Research and Church Affairs
Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland Conservative Sør-Trøndelag Chair of the Standing Committee on Transport and Communications
Eva Kristin Hansen Labour Sør-Trøndelag
Per Sandberg Progress Sør-Trøndelag
Frank Josef Jenssen Conservative Sør Trøndelag
Jorodd Asphjell Labour Sør-Trøndelag
Karianne O. Tung Labour Sør-Trøndelag
Heidi Greni Centre Sør-Trøndelag
Sivert Haugen Bjørnstad Progress Sør-Trøndelag
Snorre Valen Socialist Left Sør-Trøndelag Leveling seat
Svein Flåtten Conservative Vestfold
Dag Terje Andersen Labour Vestfold
Anders Anundsen Progress Vestfold Minister of Justice and Public Security in Solberg's Cabinet. Tom Eberhartt Bergitonn Holthe meets in his place.
Karstein Eidem Løvaas Conservative Vestfold
Sonja Mandt-Bartholsen Labour Vestfold
Finn Morten Stordalen Progress Vestfold
Anders Tyvand Christian Democratic Vestfold Leveling seat
Svein Roald Hansen Labour Østfold
Ingjerd Schou Conservative Østfold
Ulf Leirstein Progress Østfold
Irene Johansen Labour Østfold
Bengt Morten Wenstøb Conservative Østfold
Stein Erik Lauvås Labour Østfold
Erlend Wiborg Progress Østfold
Eirik Milde Conservative Østfold
Line Henriette Holten Hjemdal Christian Democratic Østfold Leveling seat

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ryssevik, Jostein (2002). I samfunnet. Norsk politikk (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. ISBN 978-82-03-32852-7.
  2. ^ Nordby, Trond (2004). I politikkens sentrum. Variasjoner i Stortingets makt 1814–2004 (in Norwegian). Oslo]: Universitetsforlaget. p. 98. ISBN 82-15-00651-5.
  3. ^ Moltubak, Roar Dalmo (16 October 2013). "Disse overtar statsrådenes stortingsplasser" (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 22 October 2013.