Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 11 September 1961. The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 74 of the 150 seats in the Storting. Although it lost its absolute majority, the Labour Party was able to continue in government.
|Christian People's Party||171,451||9.3||15||+3|
|Socialist People's Party||43,996||2.4||2||New|
|Free Left Electorate's List||2,360||0.1||0||New|
|Norwegian Social Democratic Party||478||0.0||0||0|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|