Home · Calendar · Countries · References · Links · Content       
    Parties and Elections in Europe        
 ICELAND

President: Gušni Th. Jóhannesson · State Minister: Katrķn Jakobsdóttir (VG) · Governing parties: SSF, VG, FSF
Legislative elections: Althing, 4-year term, 63 seats, 5% threshold (supplementary seats), party-list PR + supplementary seats:

Party 2017 2016
Sjįlfstęšisflokkurinn (SSF)
Independence Party
Liberal conservatism
Euroscepticism
25,2% 16 29,0% 21
Vinstrihreyfingin – Gręnt framboš (VG)
Left-Green Movement
Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism
Feminism
16,9% 11 15,9% 10
Samfylkingin - Jafnašarmannaflokkur Ķslands (S)
Alliance - Social Democratic Party of Iceland
Social democracy 
 
12,1% 7 5,7% 3
Mišflokkurinn (M)
Centre Party
    
    
10,9% 7 - -
Framsóknarflokkurinn (FSF)
Progressive Party
Centrism
Agrarianism
10,7% 8 11,5% 8
Piratar (P)
Pirate Party
Direct democracy
Copyright reform
Transparency
9,2% 6 14,5% 10
Flokkur Fólksins (F)
People's Party
   
  
6,9% 4 3,5% -
Višreisn (VIŠREISN)
Revival
Liberalism
  
6,7% 4 10,5% 7
Björt Framtķš (BF)
Bright Future
Social liberalism 
 
1,2% - 7,2% 4
Others  0,3% -  2,2% -
Total - 63 - 63
Turnout 81,2% 79,2%

 © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: MBL (http://www.mbl.is).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1999-2016 ( For full coverage, 1946-present, click here):

1999 2003 2007 2009 2013 2016
SSF 40,7 33,7 36,6 23,7 26,7 29,0
  S. 26 22 25 16 19 21
P %  -  -  - - 5,1 14,5
  S.  -  -  - - 3 10
VG % 9,1 8,8 14,3 21,7 10,9 15,9
  S. 6 5 9 14 7 10
FSF % 18,5 17,7 11,7 14,8 24,4 11,5
  S. 12 12 7 9 19 8
VIŠREISN %  -  -  - - - 10,5
  S.  -  -  - - - 7
BF %  -  -  - - 8,2 7,2
  S.  -  -  - - 6 4
S % 26,8 31,0 26,8 29,8 12,9 5,7
  S. 17 20 18 20 9 3
BF %  -  -  - 7,2 - -
  S.  -  -  - 4 - -
FF % 4,2 7,4 7,3 2,2 - -
  S. 2 4 4 - - -
Others % 0,7 1,4 3,3 0,6 11,8 5,7
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 63 63 63 63 63 63
Turnout % 84,1 87,7 83,6 85,1 81,4 79,2

Abbreviations: SSF: Independence Party; P: Pirate Party; VG: Left-Green Movement; FSF: Progressive Party; VIŠREISN: Revival; BF: Bright Future; S: Alliance-Social Democratic Party of Iceland (1999-2013: Alliance, S); BF: Citizens' Movement; FF: Liberal Party. © 2017 Wolfram Nordsieck.