Icelandic parliamentary election, 1931

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 12 June 1931.[1] Voters elected all 28 seats in the Lower House of the Althing and eight of the fourteen seats in Upper House.[2] The Progressive Party emerged as the largest party in the Lower House.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House[a]
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 16,891 43.8 9 –2 6 0
Progressive Party 13,844.5 35.9 16 +3 7 +1
Social Democratic Party 6,197.5 16.1 3 0 1 –2
Communist Party 1,165 3.0 0 New 0 New
Independents 446 1.2 0 –1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,064
Total 39,608 100 28 0 14 0
Registered voters/turnout 50,617 78.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a Includes the six seats elected in 1930.

References[edit]

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