60% against EU membership

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Opposition to Icelandic membership of the European Union (EU) is currently at 60%, according to a new Gallup opinion poll.

Of the 825 respondents, 50.1% said they were against membership, 34.2% in favour, and 15.6% undecided. Taking into account only those respondents having taken a stance, opposition to EU membership sits at 59.4%, with support at 40.6%.

A majority of voters of the two government parties are against EU membership, while a majority supports EU membership in all opposition parties except the Left-Green Movement (‘Vinstrihreyfingin – Grænt framboð’).

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