Tagged: election

Støre: “Radical Islam not a problem in Norway”

During his first TV-interview as the Labor Party’s candidate for the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, said that radical Islam is not a problem in Norway. Støre tells NRK he wishes to...

Norway PM: re-election ‘within reach’ despite crisis

OSLO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s centre-left coalition government said on Tuesday that victory in next month’s parliamentary election was ‘within reach’ and pledged to spend the country’s oil wealth prudently to limit hardship....

No political commercials on Norwegian TV before the election

The Norwegian Frikanalen (Free Channel) has confirmed they have not received any applications from the Norwegian political parties to run TV-commercials before the upcoming election, writes newspaper Aftenposten. In May, 2008 The Norwegian Government...

Election time in Norway

Election day in Norway is Monday September 14, 2009. Voters who live abroad can vote in advanced, in person or via mail, from July 1 until  September 4, 2009. The Storting (Parliament) is Norway’s...

Electronic home voting next in Norway

  The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development is now working on a plan to test the possibility for allowing Norwegians to cast their vote from the home PC at the municipal elections in 2011. The...

Norway’s Trade Union opens election campaign

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) is already now mobilising its 867,000 members with the aim to re-elect the present red-green coalition government under Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. LO has presented 41 questions to the different parties, and...

Fear of attacks on Norwegian politicians

Head of the Norwegian Police Security Branch (PST), Jørn Holme, says to the newspaper VG that the PST fears attacks on Norwegian politicians during the upcoming election campaign, and that they are preparing for...