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The Storting (or Stortinget) is the elected parliament of Norway, consisting of 169 representatives, representing 19 Norwegian counties and 7 political parties. The Storting is elected every four years, most recently in Sept. 2009.

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Government

The current has the majority of the Storting representatives, and consists of Labor Party, Centre Party and Socialist Left Party. The Prime Minister is Jens Stolenberg (Labor).

2005 election results

  • Labor Party (61)
  • Progress Party (38)
  • Conservative Party (23)
  • Socialist Left Party (15)
  • Christian Democratic Party (11)
  • Centre Party (11)
  • Liberal Party (10)

Norwegian parlamentary election 2005

Parties Votes  % +/- Seats +/-
Norwegian Labour Party (Det norske Arbeiderparti) 862,757 32.7 +8.4 61 +18
Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet) 582,284 22.1 +7.4 38 +12
Conservative Party (Høyre) 372,008 14.1 −7.1 23 −15
Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti) 233,069 8.8 −3.7 15 −8
Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti) 178,889 6.8 −5.6 11 −11
Centre Party (Senterpartiet) 171,124 6.5 +0.9 11 +1
Liberal Party (Venstre) 156,081 5.9 +2.0 10 +8
Red Electoral Alliance (Rød Valgallianse) 32,365 1.2 0.0 0 0
Coastal Party (Kystpartiet) 21,946 0.8 −0.9 0 −1
Pensioners' Party (Pensjonistpartiet) 13,559 0.5 0 0
Christian Unity Party (Kristent Samlingsparti) 3,865 0.1 0 0
Environment Party The Greens (Miljøpartiet De Grønne) 3,652 0.1 0 0
The Democrats (Demokratene) 2,706 0.1 0 0
Abortion Opponents' List (Abortmotstandernes Liste) 1,932 0.1 0 0
Communist Party of Norway (Norges Kommunistiske Parti) 1,066 0.0 0 0
Reform Party (Reformpartiet) 727 0.0 0 0
Sami People Party (Sámeálbmot bellodat, Samefolkets Parti) 660 0.0 0 0
Liberal People's Party (Det Liberale Folkeparti) 213 0.0 0 0
Norwegian Republican Alliance (Norsk Republikansk Allianse) 94 0.0 0 0
Beer Unity Party (Pilsens Samlingsparti) 65 0.0 0 0
Society Party (Samfunnspartiet) 43 0.0 0 0
Total 2,639,105 100% 169

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