Press Release: Pirates entering Reykjavík City Council

The Icelandic Pirate Party received one member of City council after the latest municpality elections, which took place the 31st of May 2014. The Icelandic Pirate Party were running in four municipalities, Reykjavík, Hafnarfjörður, Kópavogur and Reykjanesbær.

The Pirate Party in Reykjavík received 5,9% in the elections and are as a result entering the city council for the next four years, led by Halldór Auðar Svansson. The Pirates in Reykjanesbær received 2,5% and in Kópavogur 4%.

Pirates in Hafnarfjörður received 6,7% and were merely 5 votes away from entering the town council of Hafjarfjörður. The Icelandic Pirate Party already has three standing members of the Icelandic parliament.