Norwegian parliamentary election, 1891

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1891
Norway
1888 ←
1891 → 1894

All 114 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
57 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Johannes Steen.jpg Emil Stang by Klem.png Blank.png
Leader Johannes Steen Emil Stang  ?
Party Liberal Conservative Moderate Liberal
Last election 38 seats, 41.8% 51 seats, 38.7% 25 seats, 19.5%
Seats won 63 35 16
Seat change Increase25 Decrease16 Decrease9
Popular vote 51,780 50,059 (H+MV) Alliance with H
Percentage 50.8% 49.2% (H+MV)

Prime Minister before election

Emil Stang
Conservative

Prime Minister-designate

Johannes Steen
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1891.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 63 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2] The Conservative Party and the Moderate Liberal Party contested the elections in an alliance, although separate lists were used in some constituencies.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 51,780 50.8 63 +25
Conservative Party 50,059 49.2 35 –16
Moderate Liberal Party 16 –9
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
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1447