Progressive Party Still Leading The Polls - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Progressive Party Still Leading The Polls

Published April 26, 2013

RX Beckett

The Progressive Party is still in the lead to win the general elections taking place tomorrow, RÚV reports.
The leading party is polling at 25.4%, followed by the Independence Party at 22.9%, the Social Democratic Alliance at 14.7%, the Left-Green Movement at 10.9%, Bright Future at 7.6% and the Pirate Party at 6.3%. This would win the Progressive Party 19 seats in parliament, with the other parties getting (respectively) 17, 10, 8, 5 and 4 seats each.
These figures come from a survey taken by Fréttablaðið and Channel 2 television station over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Their sample group was 2700 people out of which they were able to reach 2000. 67.3% of the people they reached responded to the survey.

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