October 1916 Icelandic parliamentary election
Parliamentary elections were held in Iceland on 21 October 1916. Voters elected all 26 seats in the Lower House of the Althing and eight of the fourteen seats in Upper House, the other six having been elected in August. The Home Rule Party emerged as the largest party in the Lower House of the Althing, winning eight of the 26 seats.
All 26 seats in the Lower House
and 8 of 14 seats in the Upper House of Althing
14 and 8 seats needed for a majority
|Turnout||14,030 (49.18% 24.90pp)|
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
|Lower House||Upper House[a]|
|Home Rule Party||5,333.5||39.95||8||7|
|Independence Party – Langsum||2,097||15.71||3||0|
|Independence Party – Þversum||938.5||7.03||6||3|
|Social Democratic Party||903.5||6.77||1||0|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
- Includes the seats elected in August