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Einar Gerhardsen
Labour

Elected Prime Minister

Einar Gerhardsen
Labour

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 10 October 1949.[1] The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 85 of the 150 seats in the Storting.

Results

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Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 803,471 45.7 85 +9
Conservative Party 279,790 15.9 23 –2
Liberal Party 218,866 12.4 21 +1
Christian People's Party 147,068 8.4 9 +1
Communist Party 107,722 5.8 0 –11
Farmers' Party 85,418 4.9 12 +2
Farmers-Conservatives-Liberals 45,311 2.6 [a]
Farmers-Conservatives 35,860 2.0 [b]
Farmers-Liberals 22,408 1.3 [c]
Society Party 13,088 0.7 0 New
Christians-Liberals 4,334 0.2 [d]
Wild votes 30 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 12,531
Total 1,770,897 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,159,065 82.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The joint list of the Farmers' Party, Conservative Party and Liberal Party won four seats, two taken by the Conservative Party and two by the Farmers' Party.[2]

b The joint list of the Farmers' Party and Conservative Party won three seats, all taken by the Farmers' Party.[2]

c The joint list of the Farmers' Party and Liberal Party won two seats, with both parties taking one each.[2]

d The joint list of the Liberal Party and Christian People's Party won no seats.[2]


References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b c d Nohlen & Stöver, p1459