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Left Greens second biggest party in Iceland

According to a new Gallup poll, the Left-Green Party is the second biggest in Iceland with a support of 27.7 percent, only 6.8 percent behind the leader, the Independence Party.

The new Gallup poll shows further increases in Left-Green supporters, up by 4 point, which brings the Left-Green well into second position over the Social Democrats, who have a support of 21.7 percent. Morgunbladid reports.

The government coalition parties, the Independence Party and the Progressive Party, have a total support of 43 percent, while the opposition parties have a total support of 55.8 percent.

The Gallup poll was done for the daily newspaper Morgunbladid and the broadcaster RÚV between February 28 and March 7.

About 1,500 people aged 18 to 75 from all parts of their country were asked for which party they would vote and 61.2 percent answered the question.

The next parliamentary elections in Iceland are on May 12.

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