Icelandic parliamentary election, 1937

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 29 June 1937.[1] Although the Independence Party won a plurality of votes, the Progressive Party emerged as the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning 12 of the 33 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 24,132 41.3 11 –3 6 0
Progressive Party 14,556.5 24.9 12 +3 7 +1
Social Democratic Party 11,084.5 19.0 6 –1 2 –1
Communist Party 4,932.5 8.4 2 +2 1 +1
Farmers' Party 3,578.5 6.1 2 0 0 –1
Nationalist Party 118 0.2 0 0 0 0
Independents 13 0.0 0 –1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 681
Total 59,096 100 33 0 16 0
Registered voters/turnout 67,195 87.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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