1926 Icelandic parliamentary election

Elections to the Upper House of the Althing were held in Iceland on 1 July 1926.[1] Six 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.

1926 Icelandic parliamentary election
Kingdom of Iceland
← 1923 1 July 1926 1927 →

3 of the 14 seats in the Upper House of Althing
Turnout45.83%
Party Leader % Seats
Conservative Jón Þorláksson 39.44 1
Progressive Sveinn Ólafsson 24.96 1
Social Democratic Jón Baldvinsson 22.69 1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Magnús Guðmundsson Magnús Guðmundsson (acting)
Conservative
Jón Þorláksson
Conservative
Jón Þorláksson

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats
Conservative Party5,50139.441
Progressive Party3,48124.961
Social Democratic Party3,16422.691
Independence Party1,3129.410
Women's Candidate List4893.510
Total13,947100.003
Valid votes13,94798.91
Invalid/blank votes1531.09
Total votes14,100100.00
Registered voters/turnout30,76745.83
Source: Mackie & Rose,[3] Nohlen & Stöver

By-electionEdit

A by-election was held on 23 October 1926.[4]

PartyVotes%Seats
Conservative Party8,51455.091
Progressive Party6,94044.910
Total15,454100.001
Valid votes15,45498.45
Invalid/blank votes2431.55
Total votes15,697100.00
Registered voters/turnout31,42249.96
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p954
  3. ^ Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, p214
  4. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, pp961-962