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1903 Norwegian parliamentary election

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1903 Norwegian parliamentary election

← 1900 6 August–16 September 1903 1906 →

All 117 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
59 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Carl Berner Ole Larsen Skattebøl ?
Party Liberal Conservative Moderate Liberal
Last election 77 seats, 54.0% 31 seats, 40.8% 6 seats with H
Seats won 48 47 10
Seat change Decrease29 Increase16 Increase4
Popular vote 101,142 (V+Ad) 106,042 (H+MV+S) Alliance with H
Percentage 42.7% (V+Ad) 44.8% (H+MV+S)

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader ? Christopher Hornsrud ?
Party Coalition Labour Labour Democrats
Last election New 0 seats, 3.0% New
Seats won 5 5 2
Seat change Increase5 Increase5 Increase2
Popular vote Alliance with H 22,948 Alliance with V
Percentage 9.7%

Prime Minister before election

Otto Blehr
Liberal

Elected Prime Minister

Francis Hagerup
Coalition

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway between 6 August and 16 September 1903.[1] The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Moderate Liberal Party-Coalition Party alliance, which won 62 of the 117 seats in the Storting. It was the first time that the Labour Party gained seats. It was also the last election in Norway when Norway was in the personal union between Sweden and Norway that existed between 1814 and 1905.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party 106,042 44.8 47 +16
Moderate Liberal Party 10 +4
Coalition Party 5
Liberal Party 101,142 42.7 48 –29
Labour Democrats 2 +2
Labour Party 22,948 9.7 5 +5
Other parties 6,509 2.8 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,862
Total 240,503 100 117 +3
Registered voters/turnout 433,273 55.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, NSD Polsys

References

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