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Support for Iceland’s Progressive Party Down

Support for Iceland’s Progressive Party is down, from 19.3 percent in the last poll to 16.7 percent, according to the latest poll conducted by MMR.

sigmundur_new_government_2013_goIceland’s ministers meet with the country’s president at the forming of the new government in May. Archive photo: Geir Ólafsson/Iceland Review.

Meanwhile, support for the Independence Party measures 29.7 percent up from 26.5 percent. The Pirate Party has also gained more support, 8.4 percent up from 6.9, ruv.is reports.

Support for Bright Future, the Social Democrats and the Left-Greens was roughly the same with 12.3, 13.5 and 13.3 percent, respectively.

Support for the government has increased since the last poll, from 51.1 percent to 54.8.

The poll was carried out June 9-11. Respondents numbered 972.

The results of the general election, held in April, were as follows:

Independence Party: 26.7 percent

Progressive Party: 24.4 percent

Social Democratic Alliance: 12.9 percent

Left-Green Movement: 10.9 percent

Bright Future: 8.2 percent

Pirate Party: 5.1 percent

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