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How do elections work in Norway?

Like most European countries, Norway first adopted proportional representation in the early 20th century, with this October representing 100 years since Norwegians elected their first proportional parliament.

Posted 09 Sep 2021

100 years since Norwegians elected their first proportional parliament

The Two-Bloc System: Scandinavia’s Best Kept Secret?

We thought we’d look at a unique aspect of Sweden, Norway and Denmark’s political cultures – the two-bloc system – and ask whether it really is able to combine the direct accountability of a two-party...

Posted 23 Jun 2021

In a two-bloc system, voters decide the relative strengths of factions within the government