“Our time has come”. Sigurdardottir’s coalition win the elections in Iceland

As pool preview the coalition compose by Social Democrat party and Left Green Movement lead by Johanna Sigurdardottir win today the parliamentary election in Iceland with 51.5% of the vote and 34 seats (29.8% and 20 seats for the Social Democrats and 21.7% and 14 seats for the Left Green Movement). Great defeat the Independence Party who lost 12.9% of the vote and 9 seats.

Here the schedule of the results.

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Election letter B – Framsóknarflokkurinn (Progressive Party), 27.699 votes or 14.8% and 9 seats (an increase of two)
Election letter D – Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn (Independence Party). 44.369 votes or 23.7% and 16 seats (lost nine MPs)
Election letter F – Frjálslyndi flokkurinn (Liberal Party), 4148 votes or 2.2% and no seats (lost four)
Election letter O – Borgarahreyfingin (Civic Movement), 13.519 votes or 7.2% and 4 seats (brand new party elected for the first time)
Election letter P – Lýðræðishreyfingin (Democracy Movement), 1107 votes or 0.6% and no seats (brand new party running for the first time)
Election letter S – Samfylkingin (Social Democratic Alliance), 55758 votes or 29.8% and 20 seats (two more MPs than last time)
Election letter V – Vinstri Grænir (Left Green Movement), 40.580 votes or 21.7% and 14 seats (gains five more parliamentarians)

Empty ballots counted 6226 or 3.2%, not valid 528 or 0.3% total votes casted were 193.934. Registered voters in Iceland are 227.896 that means that some 85.1% voted yesterday.
(from http://www.icenews.is)

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