Pensioners' Party (Norway)

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Pensioners' Party
Leader Einar Lonstad
Founded 1985
Headquarters Prinsens gate 3 A
0152 Oslo
Ideology Single-issue politics[1]
Pensioners' interests
Colours Blue, Red
Parliament
0 / 169
County Councils[2]
3 / 728
Municipal Councils[2]
50 / 10,781
Website
pensjonistpartiet.no
Politics of Norway
Political parties
Elections

The Pensioners' Party (Norwegian: Pensjonistpartiet) is a political party in Norway without parliamentary representation. It was founded in 1985 to work for the interests of pensioners, and the party mainly focuses on issues related to health care, taxes and pensioners' issues.[3]

The party has never been elected to parliament, although former MP Arne Haukvik, who was elected on the Centre Party (Sp) list in 1993, joined the party prior to the 1997 election after he was not renominated by the Sp. The party has representatives in the local councils of some cities and county assemblies.

Electoral results[edit]

Storting
Election year # of
overall votes
 % of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
±
1985 7,846 0.3
0 / 157
New
1989 7,863 0.3
0 / 165
Steady0
1993 25,835 1.0
0 / 165
Steady0
1997 16,031 0.6
0 / 165
Steady0
2001 17,940 0.7
0 / 165
Steady0
2005 13,556 0.5
0 / 169
Steady0
2009 11,900 0.4
0 / 169
Steady0
2013 11,865 0.4
0 / 169
Steady0
Campaign booth ahead of the 2009 election.


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