Iceland Democratic Party

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Iceland Democratic Party[1][2] (Icelandic: Lýðræðisvaktin, literally "Democracy Watch") is a political party in Iceland, founded 16 February 2013.[3][4] It was founded with the primary goal of passing the new constitution formulated by the constitutional assembly appointed by parliament in 2011.[1] On other issues, it wishes to strengthen regulation of financial institutions and put joining the EU to a binding referendum.[1]

They successfully applied for the list letter L to contest the 2013 Icelandic parliamentary election, and subsequently submitted an official candidate list on 12 April 2013.[5]

Electoral results[edit]


Election # of
overall votes
 % of
overall vote
# of
overall seats won
+/– Position
2013 Steady 4,658 Steady 2.46
0 / 63
Steady 0 Steady 9th


  1. ^ a b c The Reykjavík Grapevine Election Guide 2013 | Lýðræðisvaktin Interviewed Archived 2013-05-25 at the Wayback Machine. (in English), The Reykjavík Grapevine, April 5, 2013
  2. ^ "Icelandic Parties Submit List of Candidates for Election", Icelandic Review Online, 15 April 2013
  3. ^ "Constitutional Council men establish the new party Democracy Watch" (in Icelandic). 15 February 2013. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Democracy Watch formally established" (in Icelandic). 18 February 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Five new list letters" (in Icelandic). Innanríkisráðuneytið (Ministry of Interior). 8 March 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 

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