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Iceland president set for landslide election win

WorldNews Saturday, 27 June 2020
Iceland president set for landslide election winIceland votes in a presidential election today, the second European country to hold polls since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted, with incumbent Gudni Johannesson widely expected to win a second four-year mandate. In Iceland's parliamentary republic, the role of the president is largely symbolic, but he or she does have the power to veto legislation and submit it to a referendum. Opinion polls suggest Mr Johannesson's rightwing challenger, former Wall Street broker Gudmundur Franklin Jonsson, has almost no chance of winning....
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