Icelandic parliamentary election, 1956

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 24 June 1956.[1] The Independence Party remained the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning 13 of the 35 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 35,027 42.4 13 –1 6 –1
People's Alliance 15,859 19.2 5 0 3 +1
Social Democratic Party 15,153 18.3 6 +2 2 0
Progressive Party 12,925 15.6 11 +1 6 0
National Preservation Party 3,706 4.5 0 –2 0 0
Independents 8 0.0 0 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 1,677
Total 84,355 100 35 0 17 0
Registered voters/turnout 91,618 92.1
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. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p976