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2020 Icelandic presidential election

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Presidential elections are being held in Iceland from 25 May to 27 June 2020.[1][2]

Announced[edit source | edit]

Incumbent president of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, announced in his presidential address on 1 January 2020, that he would seek a re-election in 2020.[3]

On 9 April 2020, Axel Pétur Axelsson, a self described social engineer and noted conspiracy theorist, announced his intention to run against President Guðni. He has been quoted as saying that his first matter of business as president, would be to dismiss all members of the Icelandic government.[4]

Guðmundur Franklín Jónsson, an Icelandic businessman and activist, announced that he would run for the office of president, in a Facebook-live video on 22 April.[5]

Electoral system[edit source | edit]

The President of Iceland is elected by first-past-the-post voting,[6] with a simple plurality of votes needed to win.

Results[edit source | edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson Independent
Guðmundur Franklín Jónsson Independent
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100
Registered voters/turnout

References[edit source | edit]

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