At a meeting with Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson today, Ótarr Proppé, chairman of Bright Future, suggested that Reform Party Chairman Benedikt Jóhannesson be given the mandate to form a government.
News 2016 - October
More Icelandic women are headed to Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, following Saturday’s election, than ever before.
Following the Icelandic parliamentary election on Saturday, Pirate Party members have suggested that a minority government of the Left-Green Movement, the Reform Party and Bright Future be formed.
Political party leaders with representation in the Icelandic parliament are, one by one, meeting with President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson at his residence today.
Icelandic PM Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson went to Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, yesterday afternoon to formally ask, on behalf of his government, to be relieved of his duties.
Following the Icelandic parliamentary election, the leaders of the Reform Party and the Independence Party disagree on who should get the mandate to form a government.
When 79.2 percent of votes, or 195,200, have been counted in Iceland’s parliamentary election, the results appear to be as follows: