Elections to Althingi, the Parliament in Iceland
Welcome to the official website of the National Electoral Commission of Iceland.
The National Electoral Commission plays an important role in the preparation and execution of elections to Althingi, the Parliament of Iceland. In addition it is responsible for apportioning seats and consequently issuing electoral credentials of the Members, as decreed by law, Elections to Althingi, Act no. 24/2000. See also the Constitution of the Republic of Iceland.
Furthermore the National Electoral Commission is involved in election statistics and electoral research.
The last elections to Althingi were held on April 27, 2013. Information on the results of the last two elections and the allocation of seats to the individual party lists can be found in these document:
A description of the Parliament election system in Iceland and an analysis of the Parliament elections in 2003, 2007 and 2009 can be found here.
Apportionment of Seats to the Althingi (pdf) (Will soon be updated to include the 2013-elections.)
Further material on elections in Iceland, mainly on candidates an electoral participation can be found on the website of Statistics Iceland.
A concise description in German of the Icelandic election system can be found in German on Wahlen, Wahlrecht und Wahlsysteme.