Norwegian parliamentary election, 1915

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1915
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 Jens Bratlie.jpg Christian Holtermann Knudsen.jpg
Leader Gunnar Knudsen Jens Bratlie Christian Knudsen
Party Liberal Conservative Labour
Last election 70 seats, 40.0% 20 seats, 33.2% 23 seats, 26.3%
Seats won 74 20 19
Seat change Increase4 Steady0 Decrease4
Popular vote 204,243 179,028 (H+FV) 198,111
Percentage 33.1% 29.0% (H+FV) 32.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader  ? Erik Enge  ?
Party Labour Democrats Free-minded Agrarian
Last election 6 seats with V 4 seats with H New
Seats won 6 1 1
Seat change Steady0 Decrease3 Increase1
Popular vote 25,658 Alliance with H 6,351
Percentage 4.2% 1.0%

Prime Minister before election

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Gunnar Knudsen
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1915, with a second round between 4 and 11 November.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 74 of the 123 seats in the Storting.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 204,243 33.1 74 +4
Labour Party 198,111 32.1 19 –4
Conservative Party 179,028 29.0 20 0
Free-minded Liberal Party 1 –4
Labour Democrats 25,658 4.2 6 0
Agrarian Association 6,351 1.0 1 New
Teetotaler Party 3,820 0.1 0 0
Peace Candidate 413 0.1 0 New
Independents 2 New
Wild votes 46
Invalid/blank votes 8,285
Total 625,955 100 123 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,086,657 57.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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