On 27 June in Iceland held a presidential election, according to their results Gudni Johannesson scored 92.2 per cent of the votes and was re-elected for a second term. This reports public broadcaster RÚV.
The opponents of the incumbent President – the protege of right-wing forces Gudmundur Jonsson was 7.8%. The turnout was 66.9%.
The result of Johannesson to become a national record, said RÚV; Vigdis Finnbogadottir in 1988 he received 94.6% of the votes.
52-year-old Johannesson called the main result of the election is that they did not fight and that he managed to keep a normal relationship with a competitor.
First Johannesson took office on August 1, 2016. Prior to that, he taught history at the University, has written and translated several books. Speaks English, German and Russian language. Does not belong to any party, consider themselves skeptics.
Iceland became the first European country after the outbreak of the coronavirus took place elections of the head of state. June 21, parliamentary elections were held in Serbia.