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A referendum on introducing prohibition was held in Norway on 5 and 6 October 1919. Partial prohibition had been in effect since 1917, and the prohibition proposal did not include all types of alcohol, only spirits. The proposal was approved by 61.6% of voters. A second referendum on whether the prohibition should be maintained was held in 1926, resulting in an overturning of the law.
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
|County||Votes for (%)|
|Sogn og Fjordane||79.2|
|Møre og Romsdal||88.0|
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