Norway 

Electoral system*: Proportional representation (open lists)

Threshold*: political parties – 4%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: No

Percentage of women candidates*: 42,1%

Percentage of women elected*: 41,4%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 13,6%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 78,3%

(Parliamentary Elections, 11 September 2017)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates or by advance voting or by postal voting


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs):

Directorate of Elections and Section for Elections

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Norway


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018