Norwegian parliamentary election, 1930

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1930
Norway
1927 ←
1930 → 1933

All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Torp.PNG 33606 C.J. Hambro.jpg Johan Ludwig Mowinckel.jpg
Leader Oscar Torp C. J. Hambro Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Party Labour Conservative Liberal
Last election 59 seats, 36.8% 29 seats, 24.0% 30 seats, 17.3%
Seats won 47 39 33
Seat change Decrease12 Increase10 Increase3
Popular vote 374,854 327,731 (H+FV) 241,355
Percentage 31.4% 27.4% (H+FV) 20.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Jens Hundseid.jpeg Anton Wilhelm Brøgger.jpg
Leader Jens Hundseid Anton Wilhelm Brøgger  ?
Party Farmers' Liberal Left Radical People's
Last election 26 seats, 14.9% 2 seats with H/1.3% 1 seat, 1.3%
Seats won 25 5 1
Seat change Decrease1 Increase3 Steady0
Popular vote 190,220 31,003/All. with H 9,228
Percentage 15.9% 2.6%/— 0.8%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 20 October 1930.[1] The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 47 of the 150 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 374,854 31.4 47 –12
Conservative Party[a] 327,731 27.4 39 +10
Liberal Left Party[a] 2 +1
Liberal Party 241,355 20.2 33 +3
Farmers' Party 190,220 15.9 25 –1
Liberal Left Party[a] 31,003 2.6 3 +2
Communist Party 20,351 1.7 0 –3
Radical People's Party 9,228 0.8 1 0
Wild votes 13 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 7,346
Total 1,202,101 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,550,077 77.6
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]

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