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Oscar Torp
Labour

Elected Prime Minister

Oscar Torp
Labour

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 12 October 1953.[1] The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 77 of the 150 seats in the Storting.

Results

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Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 830,448 46.7 77 –7
Conservative Party 327,971 18.4 27 +4
Christian People's Party 186,627 10.5 14 +5
Liberal Party 177,662 10.0 15 –6
Farmers' Party 157,018 8.8 14 +2
Communist Party 90,422 5.1 3 +3
Farmers-Conservatives 9,661 0.5 [a]
Wild votes 22 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 10,500
Total 1,790,331 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,256,799 79.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The joint list of the Farmers' Party and Conservative Party won one seat, which was taken by the Conservative Party.[2]

References

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