The Best Party Wins Reykjavik Municipal Elections

While perhaps not quite as silly as the Official Monster Raving Loony Party, Iceland’s Best Party has scoredCanadians do it surrealistically
perhaps the best electoral performance of a joke party at any election at any level in history, winning 6 of 15 seats and a plurality of votes in the Reykjavik municipal elections. What does the Best Party stand for?

Key pledges included “sustainable transparency”, free towels at all swimming pools and a new polar bear for the city zoo.

The party also called for a Disneyland at the airport and a “drug-free parliament” by 2020.

One thought on “The Best Party Wins Reykjavik Municipal Elections

  1. What does this say about voters in Iceland? What does this say about the state of Icelandic politics when even this looks like a good alternative to voters?

    Bryan Caplan should feel free to offer his commentary in the comments section!

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