The new parliamentary session is barely underway and already the Progressive Party and Independence Party are losing support, while the opposition is gaining favour, RÚV reports.
According to a Gallup poll conducted in May the Progressives have lost 3 percentage points and the Independents have lost 1 point, bringing their combined post-election support to 47%. The two parties had formed a coalition after winning 51% of the vote during the 27 April elections.
Meanwhile support for the Social Democratic Alliance, the party of now-retired Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, has increased by 3%, for a total of 16%, and the Left Greens are claiming 13% support of those polled, up 2% since the elections.
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