Published April 23, 2013
The political party Best Party, led by Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr, has been formally integrated into the International Pirate Party, Smugan reports.
Along with the municipal party, the Icelandic Pirate Party has also been integrated into the international group. Both parties’ applications to the International Pirate Party were formally accepted at a political conference last weekend in Kazan, Russia. The Best Party has previously applied to join.
Jón Gnarr is currently running for the upcoming general elections as a member of the party Bright Future, along with city councilman Óttar Proppé. The Best Party’s Managing Director Heiða Kristín Helgadóttir is also the chairwoman of Bright Future.
The Pirate Party are also running in the general elections.