Arbeiderpartiet support rises sharply among students

Hadia Tajik Labour Whistle BlowerHadia Tajik from the Labor Party. Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix

Arbeiderpartiet (Labour) support rose by seven percentage points to 35 percent in a poll among students. Høyre (Conservative) fell four percentage points.

The survey was conducted by Sentio on behalf of Universitas and the Norwegian student organization.

Compared to the corresponding measurement, further increase may be in store. Arbeiderpartiet rose sharply to 35 percent support from students in educational institutions and colleges around the country. Høyre lost support and hovers at 14 percent.

Additionally, the poll showed a sharp decline in Green Party support, which in 2014 was the most popular party among students, leading by 20 percent.

Now they are receiving support from 9 percent of those surveyed, a decline of three percentage points from a corresponding measurement in spring.

The Socialist Left Party received a response rate of 10 percent in the poll, Progress and Venstre (Left) both received 8 percent,Christian Democratic Party  and The Center party 4 percent, and other parties 3 percent. A margin of error was not given for the survey.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today