Nordland County Municipality

Nordland County Municipality (Norwegian: Nordland fylkeskommune) is the regional governing administration of Nordland county in Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 16 upper secondary schools, with 9,500 pupils. It administers the county roads, public transport, dental care, culture, and cultural heritage. The administrative centre of the county is the town of Bodø.

Nordland County Municipality
Nordland fylkeskommune
Coat of arms of Nordland County Municipality
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
Coordinates: 67°16′49″N 14°22′37″E / 67.280159°N 14.376849°E / 67.280159; 14.376849Coordinates: 67°16′49″N 14°22′37″E / 67.280159°N 14.376849°E / 67.280159; 14.376849
CountryNorway
Administrative centerBodø
Government
 • County mayorKari Anne Bøkestad Andreassen
 • Chairman of CabinetTomas Norvoll
ISO 3166 codeNO-18
Employees3,500
Schools16
Pupils9,500
Transit authorityNone
Roads4,113 km (2,556 mi)
Websitewww.nfk.no

County governmentEdit

The Nordland county council (Norwegian: Fylkestinget) is made up of 45 representatives that are elected every four years. The council essentially acts as a Parliament or legislative body for the county. The council is led by a county mayor (Norwegian: Fylkesordfører), and the council elects five members to be in the county cabinet (Norwegian: Fylkesrådet) which carries out the executive functions of the county.

County councilEdit

The party breakdown of the council is as follows:

Nordland Fylkestinget 2020–2024 [1]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)12
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)4
 Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)2
 Conservative Party (Høyre)7
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)1
 Red Party (Rødt)3
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)12
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)3
 Liberal Party (Venstre)1
Total number of members:45
Nordland Fylkestinget 2015–2019 [2]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)17
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)5
 Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)1
 Conservative Party (Høyre)9
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)2
 Red Party (Rødt)2
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)4
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)2
 Liberal Party (Venstre)2
 Independent list (Uavhengig liste)1
Total number of members:45
Nordland Fylkestinget 2012–2015 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)20
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)8
 Conservative Party (Høyre)12
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)2
 Red Party (Rødt)2
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)4
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)3
 Liberal Party (Venstre)2
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 2008–2011 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)19
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)11
 Conservative Party (Høyre)6
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)2
 Coastal Party (Kystpartiet)1
 Red Party (Rødt)2
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)6
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)4
 Liberal Party (Venstre)2
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 2004–2007 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)17
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)8
 Conservative Party (Høyre)6
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)2
 Coastal Party (Kystpartiet)2
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)6
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)9
 Liberal Party (Venstre)2
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 2000–2003 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)17
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)6
 Conservative Party (Høyre)8
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)4
 Coastal Party (Kystpartiet)2
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)7
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)6
 Liberal Party (Venstre)2
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 1996–1999 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)18
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)4
 Conservative Party (Høyre)8
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)3
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)9
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)5
 Liberal Party (Venstre)4
 Nordland Health List (Nordland helseliste)1
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 1992–1995 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)18
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)2
 Conservative Party (Høyre)10
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)3
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)7
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)9
 Liberal Party (Venstre)3
Total number of members:53
Nordland Fylkestinget 1988–1991 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)30
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)5
 Conservative Party (Høyre)15
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)4
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)5
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)7
 Liberal Party (Venstre)4
Total number of members:71
Nordland Fylkestinget 1984–1987 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)31
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)2
 Conservative Party (Høyre)16
 Communist Party (Kommunistiske Parti)1
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)5
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)5
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)6
 Liberal Party (Venstre)4
Total number of members:71
Nordland Fylkestinget 1980–1983 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)28
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)1
 Conservative Party (Høyre)18
 Communist Party (Kommunistiske Parti)1
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)7
 Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse)1
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)7
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)4
 Liberal Party (Venstre)4
Total number of members:71
Nordland Fylkestinget 1976–1979 [3]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)30
 Anders Lange's Party (Anders Langes parti)1
 Conservative Party (Høyre)12
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)8
 New People's Party (Nye Folkepartiet)4
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)10
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)5
 Liberal Party (Venstre)4
Total number of members:71

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fylkestinget". Nordland fylkeskommune. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Fylkestingsrepresentantene 2015-2019" (in Norwegian). Nordlands fylkeskommune. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Are Tvedt, Knut; Tjørnhaugen, Andreas, eds. (20 September 2019). "valgresultater fylkesting - Nordland". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 June 2020.