Norwegian parliamentary election, 1909

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1909
Norway
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All 123 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
62 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Gunnar Knudsen.jpg Fredrik Stang d.y.jpg Abraham Berge.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Fredrik Stang Abraham Berge
Party Liberal Conservative Free-minded
Last election 73 seats, 45.1% 36 seats, 32.8%[1] New
Seats won 46 41 23
Seat change Decrease27 Increase5 Increase23
Popular vote 128,367 175,388 (H+FV) Alliance with H
Percentage 30.4% 41.5% (H+FV)

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Oscar Nissen.png
Leader Oscar Nissen  ?
Party Labour Labour Democrats
Last election 10 seats, 16.0% 4 seats, 4.8%
Seats won 11 2
Seat change Increase1 Decrease2
Popular vote 91,268 15,550
Percentage 21.6% 3.7%

Prime Minister before election

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway between 2 and 25 October 1909, with a second round held between 18 October and 11 November.[2] The result was a victory for the alliance of the Conservative Party and the Liberal Left Party, which won 64 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 175,388 41.5 41
Free-minded Liberal Party 23
Liberal Party 128,367 30.4 46 –27
Labour Party 91,268 21.6 11 +1
Labour Democrats 15,550 3.7 2 –2
Teetotaler Party 5,076 1.2 0
Church Party 3,748 0.9 0
Independent Left Party 2,267 0.5 0
Other parties 942 0.2 0
Wild votes 78 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 7,294
Total 429,978 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 760,277 56.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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