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Lars Korvald
Christian Democratic

Elected Prime Minister

Trygve Bratteli
Labour

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 9 and 10 September 1973.[1] The Labour Party remained the largest party, winning 62 of the 155 seats in the Storting.

Results

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Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party 759,499 35.3 62 –12
Conservative Party 370,370 17.2 29 0
Christian People's Party 255,456 11.9 20 +6
Socialist Electoral League 241,851 11.2 16 +16
Centre Party 146,312 6.8 21 +1
Anders Lange's Party 107,784 5.0 4 New
Centrists-Liberals 97,639 4.5 [a]
New People's Party 73,854 3.4 1 New
Liberal Party 49,668 2.3 2 –11
Centrists-Liberals-Christians 21,783 1.0 [b]
Red Electoral Alliance 9,360 0.4 0 New
Conservatives-Christians 8,669 0.4 [c]
Single Person's Party 5,113 0.2 0 New
Norwegian Democratic Party 2,125 0.1 0 0
Women's Free Deputies 1,866 0.1 0 New
Lapp People's List 849 0.0 0 0
Other parties 6 0.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,530
Total 2,155,734 100 155 +5
Registered voters/turnout 2,686,676 80.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The joint list of the Centre Party and the Liberal Party won seven seats, six taken by the Centre Party and one by the Liberal Party.[2]

b The joint list of the Centre Party, Liberal Party and the Christian People's Party won three, two taken by the Centre Party and one by the Christian People's Party.[2]

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

d As the Socialist People's Party and the Communist Party

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b c Nohlen & Stöver, pp1459-1460