Election Saturday

27 04 2013

Iceland’s opposition parties, the Independence Party and Progressive Party, have secured 51 percent of the vote and 19 seats each in yesterday’s parliamentary election with 193, 792 votes, or 100 percent of the vote, counted.

You know it is election time when 1 meter tall heads show up on the local cafe window!

You know it is election time when 1 meter tall heads show up on the local cafe window!

Twenty-one-year old sheep farmer from Mjóafjörður fjord in the West Fjords and candidate for the Progressive Party, Jóhanna María Sigurðardóttir, has become the youngest ever parliamentarian to be elected to Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, after Saturday’s election.

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