Elections and democracy
The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 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.
Norway is bound by a number of international documents both to invite and to receive national and international election observers.
Amendments to the Representation of the People Act (constituencies in parliamentary elections, the right to put up lists at an election, etc.)