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Johan Sverdrup
Liberal

Elected Prime Minister

Johan Sverdrup
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1885.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 84 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2] Johan Sverdrup remained Prime Minister.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 57,683 63.4 84 +1
Conservative Party 33,284 36.6 30 –1
Invalid/blank votes 1,341
Total 72,128 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 122,952 75.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1457