Telemark County Municipality

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Telemark County Municipality
Telemark fylkeskommune
County
Coat of arms of Telemark County Municipality
Coat of arms
Location in Norway
Location in Norway
Country Norway
Administrative center Skien
Government
 • County mayor Gunn Marit Helgesen
ISO 3166 code NO-08
Revenue NOK 1,508
Employees 1,544
Schools 13
Transit authority Vestviken Kollektivtrafikk
Website www.telemark-fk.no


Telemark County Municipality (Norwegian: Telemark fylkeskommune) is the regional governing administration of Telemark, Norway. The main responsibilities of the county municipality includes the running of 29 upper secondary schools. It administrates the county roadways, public transport, dental care, culture and cultural heritage.

The county council is led by Gunn Marit Helgesen of the Conservative Party. The administration is located in Skien. The county municipality has 1,544 employees, and in 2007, a revenue of 1,508 million kr.[1]

2007 election[edit]

Party Votes % Change '99 Seats Change '99
Labour Party 27,054 36.5% +2.1%
Progress Party 16,226 21.9% +0.7%
Conservative Party 8,214 11.1% +1.3%
Centre Party 6,053 8.2% –0.3%
Christian Democrats 5,897 8.0% +0.1%
Socialist Left 4,773 6.4% –6.7%
Liberal 3,760 5.1% +2.1%
Red Electoral Alliance 1,409 0,7% -0,2%
Pensioners Party 495 0.7% +0.7%
Democrats 118 0,2% 0,0%
Coastal Party 95 0.1% +0.1%

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Upper Secondary Schools[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Telemark County Municipality. "Telemark fylkeskommune" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (2 October 2007). "Valgresultat 2007 Telemark" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Telemark County Municipality. "Videregående skoler i Telemark" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 7 February 2009.