Norwegian parliamentary election, 1933

Norwegian parliamentary election, 1933

All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Oscar Torp C. J. Hambro Johan Ludwig Mowinckel
Party Labour Conservative Liberal
Last election 47 seats, 31.4% 39 seats, 27.4% 33 seats, 20.2%
Seats won 69 30 24
Seat change Increase22 Decrease9 Decrease9
Popular vote 500,526 252,506 (H+FF) 213,153
Percentage 40.1% 20.2% (H+FF) 17.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
Leader Jens Hundseid Rolf Thommessen ?
Party Farmers' Free-minded People's Society
Last election 25 seats, 15.9% 5 seats, 2.6%/ with H New
Seats won 23 1 1
Seat change Decrease2 Decrease4 Increase1
Popular vote 173,634 20,184/All. with H 18,786
Percentage 13.9% 1.6%/— 1.5%

  Seventh party Eighth party
Leader Ingebrigt Bjørø ?
Party Christian Democratic Radical People's
Last election New 1 seat, 0.8%
Seats won 1 1
Seat change Increase1 Steady0
Popular vote 10,272 6,858
Percentage 0.8% 0.5%

Prime Minister before election

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel

Prime Minister-designate

Johan Ludwig Mowinckel

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 16 October 1933.[1] The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 69 of the 150 seats in the Storting.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Labour Party500,52640.169+22
Conservative Party[a]252,50620.230–9
Free-minded People's Party[a]0–2
Liberal Party213,15317.724–9
Farmers' Party173,63413.923–2
Nasjonal Samling27,8502.20New
Communist Party22,7731.800
Free-minded People's Party[a]20,1841.61–2
Society Party18,7861.51New
Christian People's Party10,2720.81New
Radical People's Party6,8580.510
Other parties2,1300.20
Wild votes140.0
Invalid/blank votes6,352
Registered voters/turnout1,643,49876.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The Conservative Party and the Liberal People's Party continued their alliance, but in some constituencies the Liberal People's Party ran separate lists.[2]


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1450
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