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Voters give Erna four more years

Norway's Socialist Left party (SV) is already threatening to topple her new "weakened" government, but Prime Minister Erna Solberg just kept smiling. The popular...

Early returns show Solberg winning

Hopes were rising among Norway's non-socialists Monday night that Prime Minister Erna Solberg would be able to keep her Conservatives-led government in power for...

‘Typical voters,’ party by party

Their election booths are being dismantled, their promotional posters are being taken down and their enthusiastic members won't be knocking on strangers' doors for...

Thousands excluded from Election Day

It was pouring rain in Oslo and many other Norwegian cities on Election Day Monday. That was at least some consolation, perhaps, for the thousands...

Tributes pour in for late professor

Frank Aarebrot was one of Norway's most well-known and cherished professors. His death just before the country's parliamentary election on Monday was setting off sorrow and...

Record numbers vote in advance

Norwegian politicians will be campaigning to the bitter end this weekend, after party leaders have their last major nationally televised debate Friday night. Record...

Labour drew most campaign funding

Norway's Conservative Party is often said to have the most "rich uncles" to help fund election campaigns, but this year its arch rival Labour Party has...

Christian Democrats flex some muscle

Knut Arild Hareide, leader of Norway's Christian Democrats party, has had a hard time keeping his flock together during this year's election campaign. With his...

SV, Greens, Reds make voices heard

The small parties on the left side of Norwegian politics were jubilant this week over signs that they all may win not just representation...

Small parties set to swing the election

A revolution of sorts has quietly but quickly broken out among Norwegian voters, according to the rush of public opinion polls before Monday's parliamentary...

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