Progressive Party Still Lead in Polls

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Progressive Party Still Lead in Polls

The Progressive Party continues to lead in the polls ten days before Iceland's general election, with 32.7 percent in the latest poll by MMR, up by 2.5 percent on last week and 15 percent in the last election in 2009.

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Alþingi, the parliament. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

The Pirate Party is up 1.2 percent to 9 percent from last week’s poll while the Independence Party is up 1.7 percent from last week to 22.9 percent, one percent less than in the last election.

The new party Dawn is up 1.7 percent to 3.6 percent, still short of the 5 percent minimum to be elected.

The Left-Green Movement is still losing support and is dangerously close to falling below the 5 percent minimum. According to the latest poll, support for the party stands at 6.7 percent, down from 8.1 percent last week and 22 percent at the last elections.

The Social Democratic Alliance maintain 10.4 percent, down from 30 percent at the last elections, while the new party Bright Future hold 9.5 percent of the vote, unchanged from last week.

According to the poll, no other party will get elected into Alþingi, the parliament.

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