1922 Icelandic parliamentary election

Elections to the Upper House of the Althing were held in Iceland on 8 July 1922.[1] Following reforms in 1915, the six seats in the Upper House appointed by the monarch were abolished, and replaced with six elected seats.[2] The seats were elected by proportional representation at the national level, using the D'Hondt method.[2] The remaining eight seats were elected along with the Lower House.

1922 Icelandic parliamentary election
Kingdom of Iceland
← 1919 8 July 1922 1923 →

3 of the 14 seats in the Upper House of Althing
Party Leader % Seats
Home Rule Jón Magnússon 27.62 1
Progressive Sveinn Ólafsson 27.10 1
Women's Candidate 22.67 1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Jón Magnússon Sigurður Eggerz
Sigurður Eggerz
Jón Magnússon


Home Rule Party3,25827.621
Progressive Party3,19627.101
Women's Candidate List2,67422.671
Social Democratic Party2,03317.240
Independence Party6335.370
Valid votes11,79498.60
Invalid/blank votes1681.40
Total votes11,962100.00
Registered voters/turnout29,09441.12
Source: Mackie & Rose,[3] Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p954
  3. ^ Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, p214