Iceland’s Pirate Party scores unprecedented electoral success


It’s official: Iceland’s Pirate Party is now the country’s third largest political party. The polls in Iceland’s General Election closed yesterday, and by 10AM GMT, all votes were counted. The results of which have the potential to radically reshape the country’s political landscape. While there’s no outright winner, the Pirate Party was able to increase its number of seats in the Althing from three to nine. This was from 27,449 ballots cast, which translates to 14.5 percent of the overall vote. Support for the Pirate Party has soared in recent months, in the wake of a number of corruption scandals that…

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