Icelandic parliamentary election, 1922

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Elections to the Upper House of the Althing were held in Iceland on 8 July 1922.[1] Following reforms in 1915, the six seats in the Upper House appointed by the monarch were abolished, and replaced with six elected seats.[2] The seats were elected by proportional representation at the national level, using the D'Hondt method.[2] The remaining eight seats were elected along with the Lower House.

Results[edit]

Party Votes %
Home Rule Party 3,258 27.6
Progressive Party 3,196 27.1
Women's Candidate List 2,674 22.7
Social Democratic Party 2,033 17.2
Independence Party 633 5.4
Invalid/blank votes 168
Total 11,962 100
Registered voters/turnout 29,094 41.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p954