1968 Icelandic presidential election

Kristján Eldjárn Althing Iceland
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Icelandic presidential election, 1968

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Nominee Kristján Eldjárn Gunnar Thoroddsen
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 67,544 35,428
Percentage 65.6% 34.4%

President before election

Ásgeir Ásgeirsson
Independent

Elected President

Kristján Eldjárn
Independent

Presidential elections were held in Iceland on 30 June 1968.[1] The result was a victory for Kristján Eldjárn, who received 65.6% of the vote.[2]

Results

Candidate Votes %
Kristján Eldjárn 67,544 65.6
Gunnar Thoroddsen 35,428 34.4
Invalid/blank votes 918
Total 103,980 100
Registered voters/turnout 112,737 92.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p962 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p979