Norwegian parliamentary election, 1897

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1897
Norway
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All 114 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
57 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Johannes Steen.jpg Emil Stang by Klem.png Blank.png
Leader Johannes Steen Emil Stang  ?
Party Liberal Conservative Moderate Liberal
Last election 59 seats, 50.4% 40 seats, 49.3% 15 seats with H
Seats won 79 25 10
Seat change Increase20 Decrease15 Decrease5
Popular vote 87,548 77,682 (H+MV) Alliance with H
Percentage 52.7% 46.7% (H+MV)

Prime Minister before election

Francis Hagerup
Conservative

Prime Minister-designate

Francis Hagerup
Conservative

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1897.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 79 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 87,548 52.7 79 +20
Conservative Party 77,682 46.7 25 –15
Moderate Liberal Party 10 –5
Labour Party 947 0.6 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,030
Total 167,207 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 195,956 85.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1457