Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir has opened a page on her official site where the general public is asked to grade her through one of four possible reacts: a starry-eyed happy face, a thumbs up, a thumbs down, and a swearing angry face.
The Ministry told Fréttablaðið that some 1,500 people have already submitted feedback. Áslaug told reporters that most of that feedback has been positive.
“There have been a lot of fun and interesting points being made, which was the goal,” Áslaug told reporters. “To hear from people, get reactions to my work and learn what I can do better. It’s really nice to see how many people have participated, as it’s one of the roles of a politician to be in contact with the people.”
According to Stundin, if you react with a happy face or thumbs up, you are asked to leave your name, email and year of birth, with the message, “Nice to hear! Can I continue to be in contact with you?”
If you choose the thumbs down or the angry face, the user is greeted with the message, “Sorry to hear that. What can I do better?”, along with a message box for sending suggestions to the Minister.
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