Iceland Parliamentary election 2017 Results Dates Voting Live Candidates Opinion poll

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Iceland Parliamentary election 2017 Results Voting Live Dates Opinion Exit Poll

Iceland Parliamentary election Dates 2017

Iceland Parliamentary election: 4 November 2017

 Iceland's president on Saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on Nov. 4.


Iceland Parliamentary election Voting Live 2017

  1. Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, center-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister's father to help clear the name of a convicted pedophile.
  2. Iceland’s embattled prime minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, has become the first major casualty of the Panama Papers, stepping aside from his office amid mounting public outrage that his family had sheltered money offshore.
  3. President Gudni Th. Johannesson met Saturday with Benediktsson and was meeting with other party leaders later in the day.

     


    Electoral system of Iceland

Iceland elects on a national level a ceremonial head of state, the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a four-year term by the people. The parliament (Alþingi) has 63 members, elected for a four-year term by proportional representation, using the D'Hondt method with open list.


Candidates for Iceland Parliamentary election 2017

N/A


Iceland Parties and leaders

Social Democratic Alliance

Independence Party

Left-Green Movement

Progressive Party

Bright Future


Iceland past election results

 

Party

Votes

%

Seats

+/–

D

Independence Party

54,990

29.00

21

+2

V

Left-Green Movement

30,166

15.91

10

+3

P

Pirate Party

27,449

14.48

10

+7

B

Progressive Party

21,791

11.49

8

–11

C

Reform

19,870

10.48

7

New

A

Bright Future

13,578

7.16

4

–2

S

Social Democratic Alliance

10,893

5.74

3

–6

F

People's Party

6,707

3.54

0

New

T

Dawn

3,275

1.73

0

0

R

People's Front of Iceland

575

0.30

0

0

E

Icelandic National Front

303

0.16

0

New

H

Humanist Party

33

0.02

0

0

Invalid/blank votes

5,574

Total

195,204

100

63

0

Registered voters/turnout

246,511

79.19

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