First elected from Akershus in 2013, she was a member of the Standing Committee on Health and Care Services in her first term as member of parliament. Trøen was reelected in 2017 and appointed to the Election Committee and also as chair of the Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs. Following Olemic Thommessen's resignation as President of the Storting, she became the Conservative Party's candidate to replace him as President on March 14 2018 and formally elected as President of the Storting the day after. Trøen is the second female President of the Storting, the first being Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl of the Labour Party, who served as President from 1993 until 2001.
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