Norwegian parliamentary election, 1973

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1973
Norway
1969 ←
1973 → 1977

All 155 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
78 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Trygve Bratteli.jpg Willoch 1983 (high resolution, cropped).jpg Blank.png
Leader Trygve Bratteli Kåre Willoch Dagfinn Vårvik
Party Labour Conservative Centre
Last election 74 seats, 46.5% 29 seats, 22.7% 20 seats, 12.9%
Seats won 62 29 21
Seat change Decrease12 Steady0 Increase1
Popular vote 759,499 379,039[c] 265,734[a][b]
Percentage 35.3% 17.6%[c] 12.3%[a][b]

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Korvald.PNG Blank.png Anders Lange 1930s.jpg
Leader Lars Korvald Finn Gustavsen Anders Lange
Party Christian Democratic Socialist Anders Lange's
Last election 14 seats, 11.7% 0 seats, 4.4%[d] New
Seats won 20 16 4
Seat change Increase6 Increase16 Increase4
Popular vote 285,908[b][c] 241,851 107,784
Percentage 13.3%[b][c] 11.2% 5.0%

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
Leader Helge Rognlien Helge Seip
Party Liberal New People's
Last election 13 seats, 9.4% New
Seats won 2 1
Seat change Decrease11 Increase1
Popular vote 169,090[a][b] 73,854
Percentage 7.8%[a][b] 3.4%

Prime Minister before election

Lars Korvald
Christian Democratic

Prime Minister-designate

Trygve Bratteli
Labour

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 9 and 10 September 1973.[1] The Labour Party remained the largest party, winning 62 of the 155 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 759,499 35.3 62 –12
Conservative Party 370,370 17.2 29 0
Christian People's Party 255,456 11.9 20 +6
Socialist Electoral League 241,851 11.2 16 +16
Centre Party 146,312 6.8 21 +1
Anders Lange's Party 107,784 5.0 4 New
Centrists-Liberals 97,639 4.5 [a]
New People's Party 73,854 3.4 1 New
Liberal Party 49,668 2.3 2 –11
Centrists-Liberals-Christians 21,783 1.0 [b]
Red Electoral Alliance 9,360 0.4 0 New
Conservatives-Christians 8,669 0.4 [c]
Single Person's Party 5,113 0.2 0 New
Norwegian Democratic Party 2,125 0.1 0 0
Women's Free Popular Elected Representatives 1,866 0.1 0 New
Lapp People's List 849 0.0 0 0
Other parties 6 0.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,530
Total 2,155,734 100 155 +5
Registered voters/turnout 2,686,676 80.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The joint list of the Centre Party and the Liberal Party won seven seats, six taken by the Centre Party and one by the Liberal Party.[2]

b The joint list of the Centre Party, Liberal Party and the Christian People's Party won three, two taken by the Centre Party and one by the Christian People's Party.[2]

c The joint list of the Conservative Party and the Christian People's Party won no seats.[2]

d As the Socialist People's Party and the Communist Party

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b c Nohlen & Stöver, pp1459-1460