Liberal Party (Norway)

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Liberal Party

Venstre
LeaderGuri Melby
Founded28 January 1884
HeadquartersMøllergata 16
0179 Oslo
Student wingLiberal Students of Norway
Youth wingYoung Liberals of Norway
Membership (2017)Decrease 7,057[1]
Ideology
Political positionCentre
European affiliationAlliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
International affiliationLiberal International
Nordic affiliationCentre Group
Colours  Teal
Storting
8 / 169
County Councils[2]
39 / 728
Municipal Councils[3]
544 / 10,781
Sami Parliament
0 / 39
Website
www.venstre.no

The Liberal Party (Norwegian: Venstre, lit.'Left', V) is a centrist political party in Norway. It was founded in 1884 and it is the oldest political party in Norway.[4][5][6][7][8] It is a liberal party.[9][10][11][12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "KrF og Venstre mistet over 2.000 medlemmer på ett år". Dagens Næringsliv (in Norwegian). 11 January 2018.
  2. "Valg 2011: Landsoversikt per parti" (in Norwegian). Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Archived from the original on 24 September 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  3. "Venstre". Valg 2011 (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  4. Bakken, Laila Ø.; Helljesen, Vilde (24 July 2009). "Venstre – lite parti med stor arv". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.
  5. "Sentrum – politikk". Store norske leksikon. 10 October 2013.
  6. Van Hecke, Steven; Gerard, Emmanuel (2004). Christian Democratic Parties in Europe Since the End of the Cold War. Leuven University Press. p. 231. ISBN 9789058673770.
  7. Love, Juliet; O'Brien, Jillian, eds. (2002). Western Europe 2003. Europa Publications. p. 493. ISBN 9781857431520.
  8. Narud, Hanne Marthe; Esaiasson, Peter, eds. (2013). Between-Election Democracy: The Representative Relationship After Election Day. ECPR Press. p. 86. ISBN 9781907301988.
  9. Svante Ersson; Jan-Erik Lane (28 December 1998). Politics and Society in Western Europe. SAGE. p. 108. ISBN 978-0-7619-5862-8. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  10. Christina Bergqvist (1 January 1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. p. 320. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4.
  11. Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd (2010). Political Parties and Interest Groups in Norway. ECPR Press. pp. 163–164. ISBN 9780955820366.
  12. "Norway - Political parties". Norwegian Social Science Data Services. Retrieved 21 December 2012.