Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Icelandic Presidents Rarely Elected with Majority Vote

14 people have already publicly announced that they are running to be the next President of the Republic of Iceland in this June’s election. This means theoretically that the next President could be elected with less than ten percent of the votes.


The Coveted Position of President of Iceland

About 20 individuals have either announced their intention to run for the office of president of Iceland in June, are said to be contemplating a run, or their names have repeatedly been associated with a candidacy.


Jón Gnarr Popular Choice for President

Most poll respondents say they would like to see Jón Gnarr become President of Iceland. Comedian and writer Jón is currently domestic content editor for 365 Media, and used to be mayor of Reykjavík.