CAST YOUR VOTE ON THE 26th OF OCTOBER
CAST YOUR VOTE ON THE 26th OF OCTOBERÓlafur Björnsson skrifaði 24.10.2019 - 15:10
Saturday the 26th of October there will be a public vote on the merger of the municipalities of Borgarfjarðarhreppur, Djúpavogshreppur, Fljótsdalshérað og Seyðisfjarðarkaupstaður.
Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish nationals, who have legally lived in Iceland without interruption for a continuous three-year period preceding election day, and other foreign nationals who have have legally lived in Iceland for a continuous five-year period preceding election day, shall be entitled to vote, provided they have reached the age of 18 years when an election takes place and are legally living in the municipality.
The register of electors is available for public inspection at the offices of the municipal council. Individuals can also inspect if they are on the register on the website Ísland.is www.island.is/thjonusta/menntun-og-mannlif/lydraed...
Voters shall bring personal identification to the polling station.
Polling stations are located in each municipality and are open as follows.
The polling station is open in Seyðisfjarðarkaupstaður at the Sports Center from 10 to 22.
The polling station is open in Djúpavogshreppur in Tryggvabúð from 10 to 18.
The polling station is open in Fljótsdalshérað in Menntaskólinn á Egilsstöðum from 9 to 22.
The polling station is open in Borgarfjarðarhreppur at the Hreppsskrifstofa from 9 to 17.
The electoral commission will reside at each polling station while open. The counting of votes will take place at each polling station after every polling station has closed.
The elections are held on the basis of the Local Government Elections Act, No. 5/1998, with subsequent amendments.
Further information is available on the website svausturland.is