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
Turnout41.12%
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
Independence
Sigurður Eggerz
Independence
Jón Magnússon

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats
Home Rule Party3,25827.621
Progressive Party3,19627.101
Women's Candidate List2,67422.671
Social Democratic Party2,03317.240
Independence Party6335.370
Total11,794100.003
Valid votes11,79498.60
Invalid/blank votes1681.40
Total votes11,962100.00
Registered voters/turnout29,09441.12
Source: Mackie & Rose,[3] Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  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