Norwegian local elections, 1999

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Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway in 1999. For most places this meant that two elections, the municipal elections and the county elections ran concurrently.

Results[edit]

Municipal elections[edit]

Results of the 1999 municipal elections.[1][2] Voter turnout was 60,4%.[3]

e • d Summary of the 1999 municipal election results
Parties Votes Seats
# % ± % #
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 592,281 28.6 -1.9 3,804
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 442,284 21.4 +1.2 2,086
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 249,753 12.1 +1.6 989
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 193,265 9.3 +1.1 1,200
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 171,080 8.3 -3.3 1,798
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 162,054 7.8 +1.9 685
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 90,009 4.4 -0.5 522
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 40,788 2.0 +0.5 68
  Pensioners' Party (Pensjonistpartiet) 18,419 0.9 0.0 33
  Environment Party The Greens (Miljøpartiet De Grønne) 5,201 0.3 0.0 7
  Coastal Party (Kystpartiet) 2,005 0.1 - 25
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 1,010 0.1 0.0 3
  Natural Law Party (Naturlovpartiet) 702 0.0 -0.0 0
  New Future Coalition Party (Samlingspartiet Ny Fremtid) 622 0.0 +0.0 1
  White Electoral Alliance (Hvit Valgallianse) 260 0.0 - 0
  Generation Party (Generasjonspartiet) 249 0.0 -0.0 0
  Fatherland Party (Fedrelandspartiet) 227 0.0 -0.1 0
  Non-Partisan Coastal and Rural District Party
(Tverrpolitisk kyst- og distriktsparti)
163 0.0 - 0
  Society Party (Samfunnspartiet) 137 0.0 0.0 0
  Common, local and other lists 96,908 4.7 1032
Total 2,067,417 12,253

County elections[edit]

Results of the 1999 county elections.[4][5] Voter turnout was 56,8%.[3]

e • d Summary of the 1999 county election results
Parties Votes Seats
# % ± % # ±
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 547,259 28.2 -3.1 278 -30
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 412,758 21.3 +1.4 185 +6
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 261,049 13.4 +1.4 120 +17
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 195,459 10.1 +1.6 102 +16
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 164,627 8.5 -3.2 95 -38
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 165,511 8.5 +2.4 79 +21
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 81,094 4.2 -0.5 41 -7
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 41,469 2.1 +0.4 13 +3
  Pensioners' Party (Pensjonistpartiet) 24,003 1.2 -0.3 7 -7
  Environment Party The Greens (Miljøpartiet De Grønne) 7,612 0.4 0.0 1 +1
  Coastal Party (Kystpartiet) 4,530 0.2 - 3 -
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 2,263 0.1 0.0 0 0
  Natural Law Party (Naturlovpartiet) 1,622 0.1 0.0 0 0
  New Future Coalition Party (Samlingspartiet Ny Fremtid) 1,409 0.1 - 0 -
  Fatherland Party (Fedrelandspartiet) 1,296 0.1 -0.1 0 0
  Generation Party (Generasjonspartiet) 860 0.0 -0.0 0 0
  Non-Partisan Coastal and Rural District Party
(Tverrpolitisk kyst- og distriktsparti)
405 0.0 - 0 -
  White Electoral Alliance (Hvit Valgallianse) 260 0.0 -0.1 0 0
  Society Party (Samfunnspartiet) 137 0.0 0.0 0 0
  Other lists 27,613 1.4 15 +1
Total 1,941,236 939

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