Twice as many people in Trøndelag want Støre (Labor) as prime minister as those who want Erna Solberg.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg, however, does not seen very concerned about the results of the poll published Friday. She says it is because the Labor Party has long been in power in Trøndelag and that it is part of the “historical tradition”, Adresseavisen writes.
– And then there are probably some explanation in the mix between public employees versus private and business structure, says Erna Solberg.
Labor leader Jonas Gahr Støre says the results are “pleasant and inspiring.”
– My interpreation is that people in Trøndelag turn their backs on a policy which is not responding to today’s challenges, but instead prioritizes large tax cuts rather than solve important tasks, he said.
Although the poll shows that 52 percent of Trønders want Støre as prime minister, compared with 26 percent who want Solberg, the Prime Minister is still upbeat.
Right is on par with Labor nationwide.
– We have been in power for three years, and not since kåre willoch has anyone had such a good starting point, Solberg says.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today