News 2016 - October

Óttarr Proppé

Bright Future Wants Reform Party to Lead

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.

Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Pirates Suggest Minority Government

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.


Latest Election Results

When 79.2 percent of votes, or 195,200, have been counted in Iceland’s parliamentary election, the results appear to be as follows:


Early Voting Results

Voters in Iceland have spoken and early results indicate that neither the opposition parties will have sufficient support to form a government, nor the center-right coalition of the Independents and Progressives.