Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924

Norwegian parliamentary election, 1924

All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Ivar Lykke Gunnar Knudsen Oscar Torp
Party Conservative Liberal Labour
Last election 42 seats, 33.3% 37 seats, 20.1% 29 seats, 21.3%
Seats won 43 34 24
Seat change Increase1 Decrease3 Decrease5
Popular vote 316,846 (H+FV) 180,979 179,567
Percentage 32.5% (H+FV) 18.6% 18.4%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
Leader Kristoffer Høgset Karl Wilhelm Wefring ?
Party Farmers' Free-minded Social Democratic Labour
Last election 17 seats, 13.1% 15 seats with H 8 seats, 9.2%
Seats won 22 11 8
Seat change Increase5 Decrease4 Steady0
Popular vote 131,706 Alliance with H 85,743
Percentage 13.5% 8.8%

  Seventh party Eighth party
Leader Sverre Støstad ?
Party Communist Radical People's
Last election New 2 seats, 2.5%
Seats won 6 2
Seat change Increase6 Steady0
Popular vote 59,401 17,144
Percentage 6.1% 1.8%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel

Prime Minister-designate

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 21 October 1924.[1] The result was a victory for the Conservative Party-Liberal Left Party alliance, which won 54 of the 150 seats in the Storting.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party316,84632.543+1
Free-minded Liberal Party11–4
Liberal Party180,97918.634–3
Labour Party179,56718.424–5
Farmers' Party131,70613.522+5
Social Democratic Labour Party85,7438.880
Communist Party59,4016.16New
Radical People's Party17,1441.820
Other parties2,4930.30
Wild votes620.0
Invalid/blank votes13,244
Registered voters/turnout1,412,44169.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
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