Norwegian parliamentary election, 1888

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1888
Norway
1885 ←
1888
→ 1891

All 114 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
57 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Emil Stang by Klem.png Oaqvam.jpg Blank.png
Leader Emil Stang Ole Anton Qvam  ?
Party Conservative Liberal Moderate Liberal
Last election 30 seats, 36.6% 84 seats, 63.4% New
Seats won 51 38 25
Seat change Increase21 Decrease46 Increase25
Popular vote 36,564 37,320 17,445
Percentage 38.7% 41.8% 19.5%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Sverdrup
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Emil Stang
Conservative

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1888.[1] Although the Liberal Party received the most votes, the result was a victory for the Conservative Party, which won 51 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2] The Conservatives formed a government led by Emil Stang.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 37,320 41.8 38 46
Conservative Party 36,564 38.7 51 +21
Moderate Liberal Party 17,445 19.5 25 New
Invalid/blank votes 1,087
Total 90,416 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 128,368 70.4
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