Icelandic presidential election, 1968
Summary of the 1968 Icelandic presidential election results
!style="background-color:#E9E9E9" align=left width=450|Candidates
!style="background-color:#E9E9E9" align=right|Votes
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|align=left|Kristján Eldjárn
Kristján Eldjárn
Dr. Kristján Eldjárn was the third President of Iceland, from 1968 to 1980.His parents were Þórarinn Kr. Eldjárn, a teacher in Tjörn, and Sigrún Sigurhjartardóttir. He graduated in archaeology from the University of Copenhagen and taught at the University of Iceland...

|align="right" |67,544
|align="right" |65,6
|align=left|Gunnar Thoroddsen
Gunnar Thoroddsen
Gunnar Thoroddsen was Prime Minister of Iceland from 8 February 1980 to 26 May 1983. Gunnar is the youngest man ever elected to the Althing, Iceland's Parliament. He was 23 years old when he was elected as MP in 1934. He served as an Ambassador of Iceland in Denmark from 1965 to 1969 when he ran...

|align="right" |35,428
|align="right" |34,4

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