Topic 2 Democracy, welfare and values
Norway is a democracy. Democracy means representative government. The country is governed by politicians who are elected by the people, and the majority decides. In this way it is the people who hold the power.
Elections are held in Norway every two years. A general election is held every four years. In the general election, citizens elect representatives to the Storting, the Norwegian parliament. Local authority and county council elections are also held every four years.
This website is a supplement to topic 2 in the textbook. Here you can read more about the following subjects:
©O. Væring Eftf. AS
Ansvarlig for disse sidene J.W. Cappelens Forlag AS. Læremidlet er utviklet med støtte fra Utdanningsdirektoratet. Tilbakemeldinger: firstname.lastname@example.org