Norwegian parliamentary election, 1977

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1977
Norway
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1977
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All 155 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
78 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Reiulf Steen.PNG Korvald.PNG
Leader Reiulf Steen Erling Norvik Lars Korvald
Party Labour Conservative Christian Democratic
Last election 62 seats, 35.3% 29 seats, 17.6% 20 seats, 13.3%
Seats won 76 41 22
Seat change Increase14 Increase12 Increase2
Popular vote 972,434 675,195[a] 335,767[a]
Percentage 42.5% 29.3%[a] 14.5%[a]

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Blank.png Berge Furre.jpg
Leader Gunnar Stålsett Berge Furre Hans Hammond Rossbach
Party Centre Socialist Left Liberal
Last election 21 seats, 12.3% 16 seats, 11.2%[1] 2 seats, 7.8%
Seats won 12 2 2
Seat change Decrease9 Decrease14 Steady0
Popular vote 295,499[a] 96,248 165,655[a]
Percentage 12.8%[a] 4.2% 7.2%[a]

Prime Minister before election

Odvar Nordli
Labour

Prime Minister-designate

Odvar Nordli
Labour

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 11 and 12 September 1977.[2] The Labour Party remained the largest party in the Storting, winning 76 of the 155 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 972,434 42.3 76 +14
Conservative Party 563,783 24.5 41 +12
Christian People's Party 224,355 9.7 22 +2
Centre Party 184,087 8.0 12 –9
Non-socialist joint lists 111,412 4.8 [a]
Socialist Left Party 96,248 4.2 2 –14
Liberal Party 54,243 2.4 2 0
Progress Party 43,351 1.9 0 –4
New People's Party 22,524 1.0 0 –1
Red Electoral Alliance 14,515 0.6 0 0
Communist Party 8,448 0.4 0
Single Person's Party 2,740 0.1 0 0
Norwegian Democratic Party 1,322 0.1 0 0
Freely Elected Representatives 1,149 0.0 0 New
Lapp People's List 499 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,386
Total 2,304,496 100 155 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,780,190 82.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a Seven seats were won by joint lists, of which four went to the Christian People's Party, and one each to the Centre Party, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ As the Socialist Electoral League.
  2. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, pp1459-1460