Haugesund has a mayor and a city council with 49 members. The mayor since 2001 is Petter Steen jr. of the Conservative Party. The distribution of council seats is summarized in the following table:
|Party Name||Name in Norwegian||Number of
|Labour Party||Det Norske Arbeiderpartiet||14|
|Christian Democratic Party||Kristelig Folkeparti||3|
|Socialist Left Party||Sosialistisk Venstreparti||1|
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