News and Press Releases

1.10.2017 : New elections to the Parliament announced 28 October 2017

The President of Iceland issued a decree on 18 September 2017 where it is announced that the Parliament will be dissolved from 28 October 2017 and elections to the Althingi will take place on the same day,  28 October 2017.  Further information on the elections.

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14.10.2016 : New elections to the Parliament announced 29 October 2016

The President of Iceland issued a decree on 20 September 2016 in which he dissolved the Parliament (Althingi) and announced new elections to the Parliament which will take place on 29 October 2016. Further information on the elections.

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8.4.2016 : Results of the vote on the motion of no confidence and dissolution of Parliament

Vote on the motion of no confidence and on dissolution of Parliamentt , 1st paragraph (no confidence); 25 yes, 38 no, 2nd paragraph (dissolution of Parliament and elections to be held as early as possible); 26 yes, 37 no.

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13.3.2013 : The Venice Commission´s opinion on a proposal for a new constitution

The Venice Commission gave its opinion in March 2013 on a proposal for a new constitution, by request from the the Chair of the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee, Valgerður Bjarnadóttir.
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