Norwegian parliamentary election, 1885

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1885
Norway
1882 ←
1885 → 1888

All 114 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
57 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Oaqvam.jpg Emil Stang by Klem.png
Leader Ole Anton Qvam Emil Stang
Party Liberal Conservative
Last election 83 seats, 62.8% 31 seats, 37.2%
Seats won 84 30
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 57,683 33,284
Percentage 63.4% 36.6%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Sverdrup
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Johan Sverdrup
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1885.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 84 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2] Johan Sverdrup remained Prime Minister.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 57,683 63.4 84 +1
Conservative Party 33,284 36.6 30 –1
Invalid/blank votes 1,341
Total 72,128 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 122,952 75.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1457