Norwegian local elections, 1979

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Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway in 1979. For most places this meant that two elections, the municipal elections and the county elections ran concurrently.

Results

Municipal elections

Results of the 1979 municipal elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1979 municipal election results
Parties Votes
# % ± %
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 768,423 35.9 -2.1
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 625,974 29.2 +7.4
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 210,937 9.8 -1.7
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 182,248 8.5 -2.2
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 111,250 5.2 +1.5
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 88,147 4.1 -1.4
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 40,928 1.9 +0.9
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 21,893 1.0 -1.5
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 14,614 0.7 +0.3
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 5,942 0.3
  Others 72,877 3.4
Total 2,143,233

County elections

Results of the 1979 county elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1979 county election results
Parties Votes Seats
# % ± % # ±
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 36.0 -2.1
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 29.9 +7.3
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 10.2 -2.1
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 8.6 -2.6
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 5.3 +1.5
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 4.4 -1.3
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 2.5 +0.9
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 1.3 -1.6
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 0.8 +0.3
  Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 0.5
  Others 0.6 -0.6
Total

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2010-07-02.
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