October 30, 2016

"The votes are in and Iceland's hacker-led, upstart Pirate Party failed to make the nation's powerful Independence Party walk the plank after all."

USA Today: The Pirate Party — led by a former WikiLeaks collaborator — rode the populist movement sweeping Europe to make big gains in Saturday's election, but returns on Sunday gave the largest bloc of seats to the center-right Independence Party. by John Bacon

'A coalition government is still needed since no party gained a majority of seats in parliament, and party leaders started meeting Sunday to hammer that out.

'The Independence Party claimed 29% of votes, easily outpacing the Left-Green Movement, 15.9%, and the Pirates at 14.5%.'

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