Norwegian parliamentary election, 1912

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1912
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 Christian Holtermann Knudsen.jpg Jens Bratlie.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Christian Knudsen Jens Bratlie
Party Liberal Labour Conservative
Last election 46 seats, 30.4% 11 seats, 21.6% 41 seats, 32.8%
Seats won 70 23 20
Seat change Increase24 Increase12 Decrease21
Popular vote 195,526 (V+Ad) 128,455 162,074 (H+FV)
Percentage 40.0% (V+Ad) 26.3% 33.2% (H+FV)

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Magnus Halvorsen.jpg
Leader  ? Magnus Halvorsen
Party Labour Democrats Free-minded
Last election 2 seats, 3.7% 23 seats with H
Seats won 6 4
Seat change Increase4 Decrease19
Popular vote Alliance with V Alliance with H
Percentage

Prime Minister before election

Jens Bratlie
Conservative

Prime Minister-designate

Jens Bratlie
Conservative

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1912, with a second round held between 4 and 11 November.[1] The result was a victory for the alliance of the Liberal Party and the Labour Democrats, which won 76 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 195,526 40.0 70 +24
Labour Democrats 6 +4
Conservative Party 162,074 33.2 20 –21
Free-minded Liberal Party 4 –19
Labour Party 128,455 26.3 23 +12
Riksmål Party 1,033 0.2 0 New
Teetotaler Party 884 0.2 0 0
Independent Left Party 528 0.1 0 0
Church Party 367 0.1 0 0
Wild votes 36 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 6,254
Total 495,157 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 809,582 65.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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