Norwegian parliamentary election, 1903

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1903
Norway
← 1900 6 August–16 September 1903 1906 →

All 117 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
59 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Carl Berner.PNG Skattebol.PNG Blank.png
Leader Carl Berner Ole Larsen Skattebøl  ?
Party Liberal Conservative Moderate Liberal
Last election 77 seats, 54.0% 31 seats, 40.8% 6 seats with H
Seats won 48 47 10
Seat change Decrease29 Increase16 Increase4
Popular vote 101,142 (V+Ad) 106,042 (H+MV+S) Alliance with H
Percentage 42.7% (V+Ad) 44.8% (H+MV+S)

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
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Leader  ? Christopher Hornsrud  ?
Party Coalition Labour Labour Democrats
Last election New 0 seats, 3.0% New
Seats won 5 5 2
Seat change Increase5 Increase5 Increase2
Popular vote Alliance with H 22,948 Alliance with V
Percentage 9.7%

Prime Minister before election

Otto Blehr
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Francis Hagerup
Coalition

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway between 6 August and 16 September 1903.[1] The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Moderate Liberal Party-Coalition Party alliance, which won 62 of the 117 seats in the Storting. It was the first time that the Labour Party gained seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 106,042 44.8 47 +16
Moderate Liberal Party 10 +4
Coalition Party 5
Liberal Party 101,142 42.7 48 –29
Labour Democrats 2 +2
Labour Party 22,948 9.7 5 +5
Other parties 6,509 2.8 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,862
Total 240,503 100 117 +3
Registered voters/turnout 433,273 55.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, NSD Polsys

References[edit]

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