List of political parties in Norway


List of political parties in Norway
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This article lists political parties in Norway.

Norway has a multi-party system with numerous political parties, in which no one party can easily gain a majority of the 169 legislative seats. Parties may cooperate to form coalition governments.

Contents

The parties

Parliamentary parties

English party name Norwegian party name Associated ideology Current leader International affiliation Representation
Parliament County councils
Labour Party Arbeiderpartiet (bokmål)
Arbeidarpartiet (nynorsk)
Social democracy Jens Stoltenberg Socialist International 64 (37.9% of all seats) 236
Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet (bokmål)
Framstegspartiet (nynorsk)
Populism,[1] Conservative liberalism[2] Siv Jensen none 41 (24.3%) 141
Conservative Party Høyre (bokmål)
Høgre (nynorsk)
Liberal conservatism Erna Solberg International Democrat Union 30 (17.8%) 120
Socialist Left Party Sosialistisk Venstreparti Democratic Socialism Kristin Halvorsen Nordic Green Left Alliance 11 (6.5%) 46
Centre Party Senterpartiet Agrarianism, Centrism Liv Signe Navarsete none 11 (6.5%) 73
Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti (bokmål)
Kristeleg Folkeparti (nynorsk)
Christian democracy Knut Arild Hareide Centrist Democrat International 10 (5.9%) 54
Liberal Party Venstre Liberalism, Social liberalism Trine Skei Grande Liberal International 2 (1.2%) 37

Non-parliamentary parties

English party name Norwegian party name Associated ideology Current leader International affiliation 2009 Parliamentary election County council representation
Red Rødt Revolutionary socialism, Communism [3] Turid Thomassen none 1.3% 8
Pensioners Party Pensjonistpartiet Pensioners' interests Ragnar Dahl none 0.4% 5
Christian Unity Party Kristent Samlingsparti Christian right Ørnulf Nandrup none 0.2% 0
Green Party Miljøpartiet De Grønne Green Sondre Båtstrand
Hanna Marcussen
European Green Party 0.3% 0
Coastal Party Kystpartiet Conservatism Kjell Ivar Vestå none 0.2% 3
Democrats Demokratene Populism Vidar Kleppe none 0.1% 1
Communist Party of Norway Norges Kommunistiske Parti Communism Zafer Gözet none 0.0% 0
Liberal People's Party Det Liberale Folkeparti Classical liberalism Vegard Martinsen none 0.0% 0
Contemporary Party Samtidspartiet Muslims' interests Ghuffor Butt none 0.0% -
The Christians De kristne Re-Christianization of Norway Terje Simonsen none - -
Center Alliance Sentrumsalliansen Centrism, Western Norway's interests Merete Andreassen none 0.0% -
Abortion Opponents' List Abortmotstandernes Liste Pro-life Ludvig Nessa none 0.0% -
Society Party Samfunnspartiet Anarchism Øystein Johannessen none 0.0% 0
One (Written) Language Ett (skrift)språk Anti-Nynorsk Einar Smørdal none 0.0% -
Non-Partisan Deputies Tverrpolitisk folkevalgte none Harald O. Haram none 0.0% -
Norwegian Republican Alliance Norsk Republikansk Allianse Republicanism Erland Skattem none 0.0% -

Inactive parties

Defunct parties

See also

References

External links


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