Haugesund - Local Government

Local Government

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:


Haugesund Kommunestyre 2011 - 2015
Party Name Name in Norwegian Number of
representatives
Labour Party Det Norske Arbeiderpartiet 14
Progress Party Fremskrittspartiet 6
Conservative Party Høyre 19
Christian Democratic Party Kristelig Folkeparti 3
Pensioners' Party Pensjonistpartiet 3
Socialist Left Party Sosialistisk Venstreparti 1
Liberal Party Venstre 3
Total: 49


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