UPDATE - Women Will Not Dominate Iceland's Parliament - Reports
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Mon 27th September 2021 | 02:20 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 27th September, 2021) A recount in ballots cast in the election to Iceland's national parliament had a knock-on effect that reversed the female-to-male ratio in the legislature.
The tally now shows that there will be 30 female and 33 male lawmakers.
Iceland's governing three-way coalition retained and consolidated its grip on power after this Saturday's elections.
The center-right Independence Party came out on top with 24.4% of the vote, which translates to 16 seats, followed by the right-wing agrarian Progressive Party at 17.3% or 13 seats, and Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir's Left Greens at 12.6% or eight seats.