List of political parties in Iceland

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This article is a list of political parties in Iceland. Iceland has a multi-party system with many political parties, in which often no one party has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Political parties[edit]

Parliamentary representation from October 2017[edit]

Seven parties were elected at the October 2017 election. The box below shows the distribution of seats in the incumbent parliament.[1]

Name List Ideology Spectrum Leader MPs [[]]
Progressive Party
Framsóknarflokkurinn
B Agrarianism, Euroscepticism, Populism Centre Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson 8
Independence Party
Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn
D Liberal conservatism, Economic liberalism, Euroscepticism Centre-right to right-wing Bjarni Benediktsson 16
Left-Green Movement
Vinstri græn
V Democratic socialism, Eco-socialism, Euroscepticism, Feminism, Pacifism Left-wing Katrín Jakobsdóttir 11
Social Democratic Alliance
Samfylkingin
S Social democracy, Pro-Europeanism Centre-left Logi Már Einarsson 7
Pirate Party
Pírataflokkurinn
P Pirate politics, Direct democracy N/A Þórhildur Sunna Ævarsdóttir 6
Reform Party
Viðreisn
C Economic liberalism, Green liberalism, Pro-Europeanism Centre Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir 4
People's Party
Flokkur Fólksins
F Socialism, Populism, Disability rights Left-wing (Fiscally) Right-wing (Socially) Inga Sæland 4
Centre Party
Miðflokkurinn
M Populism, Euroscepticism Centre to centre-right Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson 7

Active parties, without representation in the Althing[edit]

English name[2] Icelandic name[3] List[3] Website[3]
Bright Future (Iceland) Björt framtíð A www.bjortframtid.is
Dawn (Iceland) Dögun T www.xdogun.is
Households Party Flokkur Heimilanna I [4]
Humanist Party (Iceland) Húmanistaflokkurinn H
Iceland Democratic Party Lýðræðisvaktin L [5]
Icelandic National Front Íslenska þjóðfylkingin E www.x-e.is
People's Front of Iceland Alþýðufylkingin R www.althydufylkingin.is
Rainbow (Iceland) Regnboginn J regnboginn.is
Rural Party (Iceland) Landsbyggðarflokkurinn [6]
Socialist Party (Iceland) Sósíalistaflokkur Íslands http://www.sosialistaflokkurinn.is
Solidarity Samstaða [1]

Defunct Parties[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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