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A referendum on whether Norwaymarker should introduce Prohibition was held on October 5 and 6, 1919. A partial prohibition had been in effect since 1917. The prohibition proposal did not include all types of alcohol, only spirits. The results were as following:

  • Yes 61,6 %
  • No 39,4 %


A referendum on whether the prohibition should be maintained was held in 1926, resulting in an overturn of the prohibition.

Results by county

County Yes votes (%) County Yes votes (%)
Østfoldmarker 65.4 Akershusmarker 33.7
Oslomarker 21.0 Hedmarkmarker 49.2
Oppland 59.4 Buskerudmarker 42.4
Vestfold 49.9 Telemarkmarker 72.6
Aust-Agdermarker 76.3 Vest-Agdermarker 77.6
Rogalandmarker 82.1 Hordalandmarker 80.8
Bergenmarker 45.3 Sogn og Fjordanemarker 79.2
Møre og Romsdalmarker 88.0 Sør-Trøndelagmarker 70.0
Nord-Trøndelagmarker 77.8 Nordlandmarker 73.2
Troms 74.1 Finnmarkmarker 66.9


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