Norwegian parliamentary election, 1927

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1927
Norway
1924 ←
1927 → 1930

All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Torp.PNG Johan Ludwig Mowinckel.jpg 33606 C.J. Hambro.jpg
Leader Oscar Torp Johan Ludwig Mowinckel C. J. Hambro
Party Labour Liberal Conservative
Last election 24 seats, 18.4% 34 seats, 18.6% 43 seats, 32.5%
Seats won 59 30 29
Seat change Increase35 Decrease4 Decrease14
Popular vote 368,106 172,568 240,091 (H+FV)
Percentage 36.8% 17.3% 24.0% (H+FV)

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Peder Furubotn ca1920.jpg
Leader Erik Enge Peder Furubotn P. A. Holm
Party Farmers' Communist Liberal Left
Last election 22 seats, 13.5% 6 seats, 6.1% 11 seats with H
Seats won 26 3 2
Seat change Increase4 Decrease3 Decrease9
Popular vote 149,026 40,075 All. with H/14,439
Percentage 14.9% 4.0% —/1.3%

  Seventh party
 
Leader  ?
Party Radical People's
Last election 2 seats, 1.8%
Seats won 1
Seat change Decrease1
Popular vote 13,459
Percentage 1.3%

Prime Minister before election

Ivar Lykke
Conservative

Prime Minister-designate

Ivar Lykke
Conservative

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 17 October 1927.[1] The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 59 of the 150 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 368,106 36.8 59 +35
Conservative Party[a] 240,091 24.0 29 –14
Liberal Left Party[a] 1
Liberal Party 172,568 17.3 30 –4
Farmers' Party 149,026 14.9 26 +4
Communist Party 40,075 4.0 3 –3
Liberal Left Party[a] 14,439 1.4 1
Radical People's Party 13,459 1.3 1 –1
Other parties 1,518 0.2 0
Wild votes 15 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 11,328
Total 1,010,625 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,484,409 68.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The Conservative Party and the Liberal Left Party continued their alliance, but in some constituencies the Liberal Left Party ran separate lists.[2] It won one seat on the joint lists and one seat on a separate list.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1450
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1458