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Iceland's president has ironclad headed towards another four years

As expected, recovers Gudni Johannesson presidency in the Island, with 90 per cent backing in front of the offender, Gudmundur Franklin.

It displays preliminary results after Saturday's presidential election night to Sunday.

Johannesson stands to win 90 per cent backing, while Gudmundur Franklin stands at nine percent support.

This writes the news agency dpa.

There is around 252.000 registered voters in the Island.

- I am humbled and grateful, " says Gudni Johannesson, according to dpa.

at the same time recognises Gudmundur Franklin his defeat.

- I send my congratulations to Gudni and his family, " says Franklin according to AFP news agency.

opinion Polls from Gallup had prior to the election indicated that Johannesson would make sure just about 90 percent of the vote.

This is similar to the key assumption was large from Reykjavik, a very safe bet on a head of state for the around 364.000 icelanders for four years.

He went in the 2016 election on a message that he partiløs be able to create the national collection upstairs the financial crisis and political skandalesager, where, among other things, the then prime minister was overthrown by the so-called Panama-papers.

at the same time Johannesson marked in the context of LGBT rights. He can also sometimes be seen pick up rubbish in the capital city of Reykjavik.

The writing erhvervsmediet Bloomberg.

His only candidate against the president is the businessman Gudmundur Franklin.

Franklin has a past as a stockbroker on Wall Street in the 90's and 00's, but has since switched to the hospitality industry and has several times tried to go into politics.

the Presidency in Iceland is largely ceremonial, although it also involves the power to veto the decisions the parliament takes.

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