Norwegian Voters and Parties In a Snap

The Norwegian party system is not easily understood when seen from a foreigner’s perspective. As of now, nine parties are represented in Parliament (Storting). One way of getting to know the parties better is to find out what their voters think are the most important issue, how the voters place themselves on a left-right scale, how the party has fared in elections, and what trends the opinion polls indicate.

Red Party (Rødt)

Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti)

Labor Party (Arbeiderpartiet)

Liberal Party (Venstre)

Christian Democratic Party (Kristelig Folkeparti)

Center Party (Senterpartiet)

Conservative Party (Høyre)

Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet)

Green Party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne)