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Svein Alsaker

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Preceded by  Kurt Mosbakk
Name  Svein Alsaker
Succeeded by  Gunnar Kjonnoy
Religion  Christianity
Residence  Bergen, Norway
Nationality  Norway
Education  University of Oslo
Preceded by  Hakon Randal
Role  Norwegian Politician

Svein Alsaker
Born  11 March 1940 (age 75) Bergen, Norway (1940-03-11)
Political party  Christian Democratic Party
Party  Christian Democratic Party

Svein Alsaker (born 11 March 1940 in Bergen) is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.

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He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Hordaland in 1985, and was re-elected on one occasion. He had previously served in the position of deputy representative during the terms 1977–1981 and 1981–1985. From 1983 to 1985 he served as a regular representative while Asbjørn Haugstvedt was a member of the second cabinet Willoch.

Alsaker was a member of the Hordaland county council from 1983 to 1987. He was later County Governor of Finnmark from 1993 to 1998, and then became County Governor of Hordaland; he has held the latter post from 1998 to 2010.

He started his political career as chairman of the Hammerfest local branch of the Young Conservatives from 1965 to 1966. Upon his return to Bergen, he became the deputy chair of the local Christian Democratic Party chapter from 1972 to 1974. From 1974 to 1978 and 1980 to 1983 he chaired the county chapter in Hordaland; during these periods he also sat on the national board.

By profession Alsaker was a jurist, having graduated from the University of Oslo with the cand.jur. degree in 1964. He has worked as an attorney, lawuer and judge. He has been a member of the board of Norges Statsbaner (1982–1986), the Norwegian State Agriculture Bank (1994–2000) and Statskog SF (1999–2005).

In his younger days he was a triple jumper. He won the bronze medal at the Norwegian championships in 1961, representing Fana IL, in a lifetime best result of 14.97 metres.


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