Seeking Clean Slate, Icelanders Elect Historian as New President — Fortune

Icelanders elected historian Gudni Johannesson on Saturday as their first new president in 20 years, amid distrust of politicians and business leaders after the 2008 global financial crisis and the Panama papers scandal. The final count showed 39% of Icelanders voted for Johannesson as president, public broadcaster RUV reported. The post is largely ceremonial but…

via Seeking Clean Slate, Icelanders Elect Historian as New President — Fortune

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