The 1999 parliamentary election in Iceland

Ólafur Th Hardarson, Gunnar Helgi Kristinsson

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A parliamentary election was held in Iceland on 8 May 1999. Undoubtedly the most interesting feature of the election was the attempt to form a united party of the left, which was supposed to provide a substantial counterweight to the conservative Independence Party. However, the election results leave unclear the extent to which the experiment succeeded.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-339
Number of pages35
JournalElectoral Studies
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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