Labour Party (Norway)
Arbeiderpartiet (Ap, German Workers' Party ), the Social Democratic Party in Norway. It was founded in 1887 and was until April 2011 the name Det norske Arbeiderparti ( DnA ). It belonged from 1919 to 1923 the Communist International on, 1932 to 1933 the London office, then until 1940, the Socialist Workers' International. In 1951 she became a member of the Socialist International, since 2013, it is part of the Progressive Alliance.
Since 1927, the Labour Party is the political party winning most votes in the Norwegian parliament Storting. In 1928 she presented for the first time the government. In the years after the German occupation of the Workers' Party was held under the chairman Einar Gerhardsen for the development of the Norwegian welfare state. The Ap presented last with Jens Stoltenberg 2005-2013 the Norwegian Prime Minister.
Ern Ungdomsfylking work is the youth wing of the Labour Party.
- Anders Andersen (1887-1888)
- Hans G. Jensen (1888-1889)
- Christian Holtermann Knudsen (1889-1890, 1900-1903 and 1911-1918)
- Carl Jeppesen (1890-1892 and 1894-1897)
- Ole Georg Gjøsteen (1892-1893)
- Gustav A. Olsen Berg (1893-1894)
- Ludvig Meyer (1897-1900)
- Christopher Hornsrud (1903-1906)
- Oscar Nissen (1906-1911)
- Kyrre Grepp (1918-1922)
- Emil Stang (1922-1923)
- Oscar Torp (1923-1945)
- Einar Gerhardsen (1945-1965)
- Trygve Bratteli (1965-1975)
- Reiulf Steen (1975-1981)
- Gro Harlem Brundtland (1981-1992)
- Thorbjørn Jagland (1992-2002)
- Jens Stoltenberg (2002 -)
Prime Minister of the Workers' Party
- Christopher Hornsrud, 1928
- Johan Nygaardsvold, 1935-1945
- Einar Gerhardsen, 1945-1951, 1955-1963, 1963-1965
- Oscar Torp, 1951-1955
- Trygve Bratteli, 1971-1972, 1973-1976
- Odvar Nordli, 1976-1981
- Gro Harlem Brundtland, 1981, 1986-1989, 1990-1996
- Thorbjørn Jagland, 1996-1997
- Jens Stoltenberg, 2000-2001, 2005-2013
The industrial city of Årdal, Sogn og Fjordane province, forms the heart chamber of the Norwegian social democracy. When Stortingswahl 2009, the share of the vote was 70.2 %. In the local elections of 2011, the Workers' Party reached here 77.5 % of the vote and 16 of 21 seats in the municipal council.