Municipal council and county council elections


Election campaign contribution
Contributions that have been received by the political parties during election years
Election results for municipal and county council election
Offisiell statistikk for kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalget.
Electoral turnout
The statistics show voter turnout and votes cast for different parties.
Municipal and county council election, candidates and representatives
Statistics on all parties' candidates for municipal and county council.
Municipal and county council election, electoral survey
Shows the behaviour of the Norwegian electorate in local elections
Persons entitled to vote
Estimated figures by April for persons entitled to vote in elections.

Analyses, articles and publications

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  1. Municipal elections 2023 and 2019

    The municipal council and county council elections 2023 were held on 11 September 2023. There were elections for 357 different municipal and city councils, as well as 14 county councils. This report is only about the local council elections, for the entire country as a whole.

  2. Immigrants and the Local Election 2019

    All foreign nationals with three years of legal residence in Norway were given the right to vote in local elections in 1983. Over the last elections there has been a steady increase in the number of persons with immigrant background who are entitled to vote.

  3. Gender or class – What determines voting?

    Previous literature has found that extending the suffrage to both females and poorer voters increases the supply of public goods.

  4. Localelection Survey 2019

    In 2017, the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) decided to reduce the number of municipalities in Norway from 426 to 358. The municipal and regional reform was completed on 1.1 2020.

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