Icelandic parliamentary election, 1953

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 28 June 1953.[1] The Independence Party remained the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning 14 of the 35 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 28,738 37.1 14 +1 7 +1
Progressive Party 16,959 21.9 10 –1 6 0
People's Unity Party – Socialist Party 12,422 16.0 5 –1 2 –1
Social Democratic Party 12,093 15.6 4 –1 2 0
National Preservation Party 4,667 6.0 2 New 0 New
Republican Party 2,531 3.3 0 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 1,344
Total 78,754 100 35 0 17 0
Registered voters/turnout 87,601 89.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p976