Voting method - Iceland

Country: 
Iceland
Question: 
Voting method
Answer: 
Personal
Source: 

Iceland, Parliamentary Elections to the Althing, Act No. 24/2000 (last amended 17 April 2020), accessed 10 July 2020​

Article 59. Abroad, the pre-election casting of votes shall take place in the offices of Icelandic embassies or permanent missions to international organisations, in consular offices or in the offices of honorary consulates, as determined in further detail by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs can and may also decide that voting is to take place at other locations abroad.

The election officials managing voting abroad are the heads of embassies and permanent missions, career consuls, other diplomatic agents according to the decision of the relevant head, as well as other embassy staff, the staff of permanent missions, consulate staff according to the decision of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, honorary consuls according to further decision by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as special election officials appointed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs shall announce where and when polling may take place abroad.