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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1897

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 1897


Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1897.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 79 of the 114 seats in the Storting.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 87,548 52.7 79 +20
Conservative Party 77,682 46.7 25 –15
Moderate Liberal Party 10 –5
Labour Party 947 0.6 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,030
Total 167,207 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 195,956 85.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


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