Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Iceland falls short of electing Europe’s first female-majority parliament after recount

  • Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 per cent, following the recount in one of Iceland’s constituencies
  • Earlier on Sunday, projections based on final results had credited women with 33 seats, or 52 per cent

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Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavik on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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