1949 Icelandic parliamentary election

Althing Iceland Elections in Iceland
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Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 23 and 24 October 1949.[1] The Independence Party remained the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning 13 of the 35 seats.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 28,546 39.5 13 0 6 –1
Progressive Party 17,659 24.5 11 +2 6 +2
People's Unity Party – Socialist Party 14,077 19.5 6 –1 3 0
Social Democratic Party 11,937 16.5 5 –1 2 –1
Invalid/blank votes 1,213
Total 73,432 100 35 0 17 0
Registered voters/turnout 82,481 89.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p975