Instructions for Foreign Nationals Regarding the Local Government Elections in Iceland on 29 May 2010
The general election of municipal governments will take place on 29 May 2010.
Foreign nationals are granted the right to vote depending on length of residence in Iceland:
- Nordic nationals when they have had legal residence in Iceland for a period of three consecutive years from 29 May 2007.
- Other foreign nationals when they have had legal residence in Iceland for a period of five consecutive years from 29 May 2005.
Anyone who has the right to vote can also run for office as a candidate for municipal government.
Further information here: http://www.kosning.is/sveitarstjornarkosningar/english/