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Norwegian local elections, 1975

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Norwegian local elections, 1975


Country-wide local elections for seats in municipality and county councils were held throughout Norway in 1975. For most places this meant that two elections, the municipal elections and the county elections ran concurrently. This was also the first time ever county elections were held in Norway.


Municipal elections

Results of the 1975 municipal elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1975 municipal election results
Parties Votes
# % ± %
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 38.0 -3.7
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 21.8 +3.8
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 11.5 +2.9
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 10.7 -0.8
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 5.5 +1.5
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 3.7 -4.8
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 2.5
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 0.8
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 0.4
  Others 5.1

County elections

Results of the 1975 county elections.[1]

e • d Summary of the 1975 county election results
Parties Votes Seats
# % #
  Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 38.1
  Conservative Party (Høyre) 22.6
  Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 12.3
  Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 11.2
  Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 5.7
  Liberal Party (Venstre) 3.8
  Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 2.9
  Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 1.4
  Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 0.5
  Others 1.2


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