Halla Tómasdóttir is Iceland's new president

Halla Tómasdóttir received the most votes in the Icelandic presidential election on Sunday, beating former Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

That is reported by Altinget.

Halla Tómasdóttir ran for president for the first time in 2016 but lost to Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, who has been in office until now. On Sunday, June 2nd, there was a new presidential election, and Tómasdóttir emerged victorious from the election campaign with 34.3 percent of the vote, according to the Icelandic public broadcaster Rúv.