The most recent twist in Iceland's governmental crisis following the elections is that the Independence Party, the Restoration party and Bright Future are officially trying to form a coalition government.
The official discussion between the three parties begin today. Also today Morgunblaðið reports that, according to the paper's sources, the Left Green Party and the Progressive party have been discussing the possibility of their coalition with the Independence Party.
The general elections were held on October 29th and since then, all coalition talks have broken down so far.
Election 2016 Results
Invalid/blank votes 5,574
In brief | Pirate Party
What: A pro-free speech, anti-authoritarian political party in Iceland
Founders: A group of anarchists, hackers and internet-freedom activists
Leader: The party eschews formal leaders but Birgitta Jonsdottir is the most senior of three Pirate lawmakers in Iceland’s parliament
“I would like everybody in Iceland to find the pirate within, because the pirate within really represents change and a collective vision for the future.”
- Birgitta Jonsdottir, Pirate Party lawmaker