Icelandic parliamentary election, 1983

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 23 April 1983.[1] The Independence Party remained the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning 15 of the 40 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 50,251 38.6 15 +1 8 +1
Progressive Party 24,754 18.5 10 –1 4 –2
People's Alliance 22,490 17.3 7 0 3 –1
Social Democratic Party 15,214 11.7 4 –3 2 –1
Alliance of Social Democrats 9,489 7.3 2 New 2 New
Women's List 7,125 5.5 2 New 1 New
Independent Voters in the West Fjords[a] 639 0.5 0 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 3,342
Total 133,304 100 40 0 20 0
Registered voters/turnout 150,977 88.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The Independent Voters in the West Fjords was a breakaway from the Independence Party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p962 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p976