1963 Icelandic parliamentary election

Althing Iceland Elections in Iceland

Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 9 June 1963.[1] The Independence Party won 16 of the 40 seats in the Lower House of the Althing.[2] Bjarni Benediktsson became Prime Minister after the elections.

Results

Party Votes % Lower House Upper House
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party 37,021 41.4 16 0 8 0
Progressive Party 25,217 28.2 13 +2 6 0
People's Alliance 14,274 16.0 6 –1 3 0
Social Democratic Party 12,697 14.2 5 –1 3 0
Independents 143 0.2 0 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 1,606
Total 90,958 100 40 0 20 0
Registered voters/turnout 99,798 91.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

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