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Poll Shows 90.4% Support for Guðni in Upcoming Election

By Yelena

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.
Photo: Golli. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has announced that he will not seek re-election.

Nine out of ten Icelanders (90.4%) would vote Guðni Th. Jóhannesson in for a second term as President. Guðni’s only opponent, Guðmundur Franklín Jónsson, was supported by 9.6% of respondents to a recent poll conducted by Gallup.

While almost 95% of female respondents would vote for Guðni, the percentage was lower among men, at 86%. Of those with a university degree, 95% supported Guðni, while 86% of those who had completed secondary education and 89% of those who completed primary education would also vote for him.

Guðmundur Franklín enjoyed his highest rates of support among voters over 60 (15%) and among supporters of the Centre Party (55%).

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