Almost 58% of voters want Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Green Left Party, to become Iceland’s prime minister. This can be seen in the results of a new survey conducted by Maskín.
No other party chairman has received such good support as the current Icelandic prime minister. The survey was conducted on September 27 – October 7 and 946 respondents took part in it.
The respondents were offered the choice between eight presidents of different parties and they were: Katrín Jakobsdóttir, chairman of the Green Left Party, Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, chairman of the Progressive Party, Bjarni Benediktsson, chairman of the Independence Party, Þórhildur Sunna Ævarsiiinojarsii Pirsonatów, chairman of the Party of , Þorgerður Katrín Gunnlaugsdóttir, President of the Rebirth Party, Sigmund Davíð Gunnlaugsson of the Center Party and Inga Sæland, President of the People’s Party.
As mentioned earlier, 57.6 percent were in favor of Katrín remaining prime minister. Sigurður Ingi came next, but he only received 9.8 percent. support from respondents. 7.6 percent of respondents want Bjarni Benediktsson to be prime minister, and 6.3 percent would see Þórhildur Sunna in this position, and 5.4 percent would see Einarsson’s Logi.
Next in line is Þorgerður Katrín, chosen by 5.0% of respondents. Behind her was Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, with 3.0 percent of the vote, and finally Inga Sæland, who was elected by 2.9 percent of the respondents as prime minister.
This is a significant change from Maskín’s previous polls, but in this it has increased support for Katrín Jakobsdóttir.
In the last poll, conducted in early September, 26 percent. of those interviewed said they wanted Katrín to remain prime minister.
Little changes were made in support of other party leaders. Comparing the polls, at the beginning of September 13.3% wanted Bjarni Benediktsson to become the next Prime Minister, but after a new poll, his support dropped to 7.6%.
mmn / visir.is