1856 Norwegian parliamentary election
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Parliamentary elections were held in Norway in 1856. As political parties were not officially established until 1884, all those elected were independents. The number of seats in the Storting was increased from 107 to 111. Voter turnout was 44.1%, although only 5% of the country's population was eligible to vote.
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