Icelandic prohibition referendum, 1933

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A prohibition referendum was held in Iceland on 21 October 1933.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of the ban on importing alcohol imposed following a 1908 referendum being lifted.[2] It was approved by 57.7% of voters.


Choice Votes %
For 15,866 57.7
Against 11,625 42.3
Invalid/blank votes 672
Total 28,163 100
Registered voters/turnout 62,122 45.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

See also[edit]

Prohibition in Iceland


  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p966