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Poll Shows Opposition Parties with 33 MPs

A new poll conducted for Morgunblaðið and published today, on the eve of Iceland’s parliamentary election, shows the Independence Party gaining 1.4 percent support since the last such poll.

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Opposition Parties Find Common Ground

All four opposition parties in Iceland, the Pirate Party, the Left-Green Movement, Bright Future and the Social Democratic Alliance, have declared a willingness to form a government together following Saturday’s parliamentary election.

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Deceased Man on Ballot

We reported last week that the oldest candidate for Saturday’s parliamentary election was the 92-year-old Jónsteinn Haraldsson, running for the Left-Green Movement in the Reykjavík South district.

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Independence Party Leads in Poll

A new poll conducted for Fréttablaðið, Stöð 2 and Vísir shows the Independence Party enjoying more support than any other in Iceland, or 25.1 percent.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Poll Shows Pirates Leading

A new poll conducted for Morgunblaðið October 14-19 shows the Pirate Party enjoying more voter support than any other party, or 22.6 percent.

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Left-Greens Gain Support in Poll

According to a new poll conducted by Fréttablaðið, Stöð2 and Vísir, the Left-Green Movement has gained more support than any other Icelandic political party since the last poll.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Bright Future Gains Most in Polls

A new poll, published today, conducted for Morgunblaðið by the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Iceland, shows the Independence Party leading the political parties with 21.5 of the vote.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Power Line Bill Postponed

A parliamentary bill, intended to ensure that work on a power line project in North Iceland resume, will not be voted on in Althingi, the Icelandic parliament, before the October 29 election.

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