All 150 seats in the Norwegian Parliament
76 seats were needed for a majority
Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 11 September 1961. The result was a victory for the Labour Party, which won 74 of the 150 seats in the Storting. Although it lost the absolute majority it had held since 1945, the Labour Party was able to continue in government.
|Christian People's Party||171,451||9.3||15||+3|
|Socialist People's Party||43,996||2.4||2||New|
|Free Left Electorate's List||2,360||0.1||0||New|
|Norwegian Social Democratic Party||478||0.0||0||0|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
a The joint list of the Centre Party and the Liberal Party won eight seats, three taken by the Liberal Party and five by the Centre Party.
b The joint list of the Conservative Party and the Christian People's Party won two seats, with the parties taking one each.