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Otto Albert Blehr
Liberal

Elected Prime Minister

Otto Albert Blehr
Liberal

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 24 October 1921.[1] This was the first election to use proportional representation, rather than the previous two round system. The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Free-minded Liberal Party alliance, which won 57 of the 150 seats in the Storting.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 301,372 33.3 42 +2
Free-minded Liberal Party 15 +5
Labour Party 192,616 21.3 29 +11
Liberal Party 181,989 20.1 37 –14
Farmers' Party 118,657 13.1 17 +14
Social Democratic Labour Party 83,629 9.2 8 New
Radical People's Party 22,970 2.5 2 –1
Other parties 2,811 0.3 0
Wild votes 655 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 13,037
Total 904,699 100 150 +24
Registered voters/turnout 1,351,183 67.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

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