Norway

Head of State:HM King Harald V

Head of Government:Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

Parliament (Storting):169 members

Last election:Legislative, 14 September 2009

Next election:Legislative, due by September 2013

 

Main political parties, descriptions and election results 2009
Party Description Votes % Seats
DNA - Norwegian Labour Party Social Democratic 35,37 64
FRP - Progress Party Special Issue/Conservative liberal 22,91 41
H - Conservative Party (“Right”) Conservative 17,24 30
SV - Socialist Left Party Communist/Democratic Socialist 6,20 11
SP - Centre Party Agrarian 6,15 11
KrF - Christian People’s Party Christian Democratic 5,54 10
V - Liberal Party (“Left”) Liberal 3,88 2
R - Red Communist 1,35 -

EU related referendums

An advisory referendum on the Norwegian participation in the European Union was held 28 November 1994. The Labour government had applied for membership in the EU in November 1992, and the issue had played a major role during the campaign for the general election of September 1993..[read more]

Referendum on the Accession to the Europen Union 1994. NUTS 3