Einar Már Sigurðarson

Einar Már Sigurðarson (born 29 October 1951) is an Icelandic politician. He served as a member of the Althing (Iceland's parliament) from 1999 to 2009 for the Social Democratic Alliance, first as an MP for the East constituency (1999–2003) and then for the Northeast constituency (2003–2009). He served as a Deputy Speaker of the Parliament during his last term from 2007 to 2009.[1] Einar Már ran unsuccessfully in the SDA party primary elections in 2009 but lost his seat to former newscaster Sigmundur Ernir Rúnarsson and subsequently lost his seat in the 2009 parliamentary election.[2]

Einar Már Sigurðarson
Member of Parliament
In office
1999–2009
Deputy Speaker of the Parliament
In office
2007–2009
Personal details
Born (1951-10-29) 29 October 1951 (age 69)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Political partySocial Democratic Alliance
Spouse(s)Helga Magnea Steinsson

After his career in politics, he returned to his profession as an educator, becoming the headmaster of a secondary school in Neskaupstaður.[3] Sigurðarson currently serves as the president of the Coalition of Municipalities in East Iceland.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Einar Már Sigurðarson". Parliament of Iceland. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  2. ^ "2009 North East election results". Kosningasaga. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  3. ^ Gunnarsson, Gunnar (8 January 2015). "Einar Már ráðinn skólastjóri Nesskóla". Austurfrétt. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Einar Már nýr formaður SSA". Retrieved 24 February 2019.