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1983 Norwegian local elections

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Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway in 1983. For most places this meant that two elections, the municipal elections and the county elections ran concurrently.

Results

Municipal elections

Results of the 1983 municipal elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1983 municipal election results
Parties Votes
# % ± %
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 793,903 38.9 +3.0
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 535,500 25.9 -3.3
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 176,659 8.5 -1.3
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 159,946 7.5 -1.0
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 111,925 5.3 +3.4
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 107,959 5.1 +1.0
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 93,623 4.5 -0.7
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 23,768 1.1 +0.4
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 11,966 0.5 -0.5
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 4,319 0.2 -0.1
  Others 53,934 2.5
Total 2,073,502

County elections

Results of the 1983 county elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1983 county election results
Parties Votes Seats
# % ± % # ±
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 38.9 +2.9
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 26.4 -3.5
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 8.8 -1.4
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 7.2 -1.4
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 6.3 +3.8
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 5.3 +0.9
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 4.4 -0.9
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 1.2 +0.4
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 0.7 -0.6
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 0.4 -0.1
  Others 0.3
Total

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2010-07-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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