MyOr because of this, should soon be ruled by a left-left coalition. The Social Democrats, who have been in opposition for eight years, clearly prevailed in the parliamentary elections despite a slight loss of votes in the Scandinavian country, as the Electoral Commission’s provisional figures show.
Party leader Jonas Car Store is likely to become the new head of government and successor to conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg. He may form an alliance with the Central Party and the Socialist Left Party, which must win a majority of 89 out of 169 seats in parliament.
“Now we can finally say: we did it,” the 61-year-old store cheered the Social Democrats in Oslo late on Monday evening, “Jonas, Jonas.” The alliance with the central and socialist left is “our plan A”, but they want to invite all parties who want regime change to negotiate.
At the same time the store thanked its rival Erna Solberg. “He was the good and consistent Prime Minister of Norway,” he said. Shortly before, Solberg conceded defeat. “I congratulate Jonas Kahar Store – it seems now – a clear majority in favor of regime change,” he told party friends.
The Conservative Party slipped
The Social Democratic Workers’ Party was at 26.4 percent on Tuesday night, after a preliminary count of almost all votes. This represents a small loss compared to 27.4 percent in the last parliamentary election in 2017, but not as strong as Solberg’s Conservative party, Haier: as the second strongest force, it fell from 25.0 to 20.5 percent.
The store’s preferred coalition partners made significant gains: the center is expected to reach 13.6 percent (plus 3.3 percent) and the Socialist Left 7.5 percent (plus 1.5). The right-wing Democratic Progressive Party lost significantly by 11.7 percent (minus 3.5).
The four parties fought back with a four percent barrier: the Left Red Party and the Liberal Weinstein retreated most securely with 4.7 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively, while the Christian People’s Party and the Green Party each had no chance of winning with 3.8 percent. Obstacle. Nevertheless, both parties had three orders each.
Nearly 4 million eligible voters
Nearly 3.9 million Norwegians were asked to vote in the election. Nearly 1.65 million people have already voted – more than 42 percent of all eligible voters and a record in the Norwegian parliamentary election. Preliminary final results should be known by Tuesday.
In a prosperous oil country, climate and environmental protection and related oil policy played a key role in the election campaign. However, parties particularly interested in climate policy — the Socialist Left, the Greens and the Weinstein — have fallen somewhat short of high expectations of the election evening referendum.
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