1995 Icelandic parliamentary election

Althing Independence Party (Iceland) Davíð Oddsson
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1995 Icelandic parliamentary election

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All 63 seats in the Althing
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Davíð Oddsson Halldór Ásgrímsson Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
Party Independence Progressive People's Alliance
Last election 26 seats 13 seats 9 seats
Seats won
25 / 63
15 / 63
9 / 63
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 2 Steady 0
Popular vote 61,183 38,485 23,597
Percentage 37.1% 23.3% 14.3%
Swing Decrease 1.5 Increase 4.4% Decrease 0.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
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Leader Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir N/A
Party Social Democratic National Awakening Women's List
Last election 10 seats New party 5 seats
Seats won
7 / 63
4 / 63
3 / 63
Seat change Decrease 3 Increase 4 Decrease 2
Popular vote 18,846 11,806 8,031
Percentage 11.4% 7.2% 4.9%
Swing Decrease 4.1% Increase 7.2% Decrease 3.4%

Prime Minister before election

Davíð Oddsson
Independence

Elected Prime Minister

Davíð Oddsson
Independence

Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 8 April 1995.[1] They were the first elections after the Althing became a unicameral parliament in 1991.[2] The Independence Party remained the largest party, winning 25 of the 63 seats.[2] The coalition government of the Independence Party and Progressive Party remained in office, with Davíð Oddsson continuing as Prime Minister.

Results

1991 Summary of the 8 April 1995 Icelandic parliamentary election results 1999
Icelandic Althing Composition 1995.svg
Party Chairperson Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Independence Party (D) Davíð Oddsson 61,183 37.1 Decrease1.5 25 Decrease1
Progressive Party (B) Halldór Ásgrímsson 38,485 23.3 Increase4.4 15 Increase2
People's Alliance (G) Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson 23,597 14.3 Decrease0.1 9 Steady0
Social Democratic Party (A) Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson 18,846 11.4 Decrease4.1 7 Decrease3
National Awakening (J) Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir 11,806 7.2 new 4 new
Women's List (V) no designated chairperson 8,031 4.9 Decrease3.4 3 Decrease2
South List 1,105 0.7 new 0 new
Natural Law Party 957 0.6 new 0 new
Westfjords List 717 0.4 new 0 new
Christian Political Movement 316 0.3 new 0 new
Valid votes 165,043 98.4 Decrease0.1
Invalid/blank votes 2,708 1.6 Increase0.1
Total 167,751 100 63
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
D
37.07%
B
23.32%
G
14.30%
A
11.42%
J
7.15%
V
4.87%
Others
1.88%
Parliamentary seats
D
39.68%
B
23.81%
G
14.29%
A
11.11%
J
6.35%
V
4.76%

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p962 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p977