Elections and democracy
The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has the overall responsibility for the conduct of elections and for matters relating to local government and local democracy.
The Norwegian electoral system is based on the principles of direct election and proportional representation in multi-member electoral divisions.
Here you will find the Election Act, the Election regulations and the Election manual.
The purpose of election observation is to determine whether the election and the electoral process are in compliance with national and international legislation and other universal principles for democratic elections.