Stop Immigration

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Stop Immigration
Leader Jack Erik Kjuus
Founded 15 September 1987
Dissolved 1995
Succeeded by White Electoral Alliance
Membership 5,000 (1989)[1]
Ideology Anti-immigration
Politics of Norway
Political parties
Elections

Stop Immigration (Norwegian: Stopp Innvandringen, SI) was a political party in Norway, founded by Jack Erik Kjuus in 1987. The party was never particularly successful, and its only elected representative was in the Drammen city council, in both 1991 and 1995. The party was succeeded by the White Electoral Alliance in 1995.

History[edit]

Stop Immigration was founded on 15 September 1987 by Jack Erik Kjuus.[2] The party was formally registered on 27 April 1988, after having collected the required 3,000 signatures.[2] The first election it contested was the 1989 parliamentary election, where the party received 0.3% of the votes, and thus no parliamentary representation. Its first candidates included Erik Gjems-Onstad in Akershus and Harald Trefall in Hordaland.[3] In the 1989 school elections, the party received 1.4% of the votes nationwide, and 2.5% in Oslo.[4]

In the 1991 local elections, the party received enough votes to get elected into the Drammen city council, where Frank Hove took the seat.[5] In the 1993 parliamentary election, the party won 0.1% of the vote nationwide. In the 1993 school elections, the party received 4.1% of the vote in Oslo.[6] Hove was re-elected in the 1995 local elections with 2.3% of the votes in Drammen, but in 1995 Kjuus chose to merge the party together with a marginal second group, Send de fremmedkulturelle hjem, eller så mister vi landet vårt, to form the White Electoral Alliance.[7]

Political platform[edit]

The party had one issue on its party program; to encourage immigrants and refugees to return to their native country, and if necessary send them out by force.[8] The party used the slogan "Norway for Norwegians" before the 1989 election.[8] In its manifesto for the 1995 election, it planned to relenquish the Geneva Convention, not let any refugees or asylum seekers into the country, and use the funds allocated for foreign aid to send foreigners back home.[9]

Election results[edit]

Parliamentary elections[edit]

Year Result # Result %
1989 8,963 0.3%
1993 1,952 0.1%

Local elections[edit]

Year Result # Result %
1991 4,088 0.2%
1995 1,252 0.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olsen, Kurt-Johnny (10 June 1989). "Nervøst parti bak låst dør". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 34. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Bakken, Arve M. (30 April 1988). "Politisk parti mot innvandring". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 22. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Olsen, Kurt-Johnny (24 September 1988). "Partiet Stopp Innvandringen vil inn på Stortinget: Kjentfolk stiller til 89-valget". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 8. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  4. ^ Harbo, Hilde; Solvoll, Einar (1 September 1989). "Fr.p. størst blant skoleungdommen". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 6. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Vadseth, Hans-Christian (10 September 1991). ""Stopp Innvandring" inn i Drammen". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). p. 12. 
  6. ^ "Svinger aller mest på skolene". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 31 August 1993. p. 4. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  7. ^ Lunde, Henrik (31 December 1995). "Høyreekstremisme 1995: Stopp Innvandringen (SI)". Antirasistisk Senter (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  8. ^ a b Høyland, Kristin. "Jon Michelet mot "Stopp innvandringen": Kampen om innvandrerne". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  9. ^ "Allsidig partiflora: Stopp innvandringen". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 21 May 1995. p. 16. Retrieved 5 March 2011.