Agence France-PresseApril 27, 2013 12:15
No rallies, baby-kissing or even posters: If you weren't told there was an election underway in Iceland this week, you wouldn't know it from walking down the streets of central Reykjavik.
The campaigning ahead of Saturday's parliamentary poll has been a far cry from the last pre-crash vote of 2007, when the island nation's bloated banks poured money into the parties' coffers.
"Some candidates came to the university. Otherwise I haven't seen any of them. Maybe they're shy," suggested Skuli Stinn Vilbergsson, a 29-year-old student.