Troms og Finnmark County Municipality

Troms og Finnmark County Municipality (Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune (Norwegian), Romssa ja Finnmarkku fylkkagielda (Northern Sami), or Tromssan ja Finmarkun fylkinkomuuni (Kven)) is the regional governing administration of Troms og Finnmark county in northern Norway. It has its administration in the city of Tromsø. It consists of a 57-member county council and a 5-member county cabinet.[1]

Troms og Finnmark County Municipality

Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune (Norwegian)
Romssa ja Finnmarkku fylkkagielda (Northern Sami)
Tromssan ja Finmarkun fylkinkomuuni (Kven)
Coat of arms of Troms og Finnmark County Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
CountryNorway
Administrative centerTromsø, Vadsø
Government
 • County mayorIvar Prestbakkmo
 • Chairman of CabinetBjørn Inge Mo
ISO 3166 codeNO-54
Websitewww.tffk.no

County governmentEdit

The Troms og Finnmark county council (Norwegian: Fylkestinget) is made up of 57 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:

Troms og Finnmark Fylkestinget 2020–2024 [2]  
Party Name (in Norwegian) Number of
representatives
 Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet)14
 Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)6
 Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)3
 Conservative Party (Høyre)8
 Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)2
 Red Party (Rødt)2
 Centre Party (Senterpartiet)14
 Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)6
 Liberal Party (Venstre)1
 People of the Cap of the North (Nordkalottfolket)1
Total number of members:57

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Politikk" (in Norwegian). Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Fylkestinget" (in Norwegian). Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune. Retrieved 20 June 2020.