Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924
Norway
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All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Ivar Lykke.jpg Gunnar Knudsen.jpg Torp.PNG
Leader Ivar Lykke Gunnar Knudsen Oscar Torp
Party Conservative Liberal Labour
Last election 42 seats, 33.3% 37 seats, 20.1% 29 seats, 21.3%
Seats won 43 34 24
Seat change Increase1 Decrease3 Decrease5
Popular vote 316,846 (H+FV) 180,979 179,567
Percentage 32.5% (H+FV) 18.6% 18.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Karl Wilhelm Wefring.jpg Blank.png
Leader Kristoffer Høgset Karl Wilhelm Wefring  ?
Party Farmers' Free-minded Social Democratic Labour
Last election 17 seats, 13.1% 15 seats with H 8 seats, 9.2%
Seats won 22 11 8
Seat change Increase5 Decrease4 Steady0
Popular vote 131,706 Alliance with H 85,743
Percentage 13.5% 8.8%

  Seventh party Eighth party
  Sverre Støstad.jpg
Leader Sverre Støstad  ?
Party Communist Radical People's
Last election New 2 seats, 2.5%
Seats won 6 2
Seat change Increase6 Steady0
Popular vote 59,401 17,144
Percentage 6.1% 1.8%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Liberal

Prime Minister-designate

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1924.[1] The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Liberal Left Party alliance, which won 54 of the 150 seats in the Storting. To date, this is the is the last election in which the Labour Party did not receive the most seats in the Sorting or most votes.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 316,846 32.5 43 +1
Free-minded Liberal Party 11 –4
Liberal Party 180,979 18.6 34 –3
Labour Party 179,567 18.4 24 –5
Farmers' Party 131,706 13.5 22 +5
Social Democratic Labour Party 85,743 8.8 8 0
Communist Party 59,401 6.1 6 New
Radical People's Party 17,144 1.8 2 0
Other parties 2,493 0.3 0
Wild votes 62 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 13,244
Total 987,185 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,412,441 69.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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