Absentee voting for Local Government Election 29. May 2010 began last Tuesday, 6 April 2010. Voters can cast their ballots in all Icelandic embassies, permanent missions to international organisations, in consular offices or in the offices of honorary consulates, all in all 235 locations in 84 countries. See the list of offices here.
Voters are advised to contact honorary consuls ahead of arriving in the consulate to vote. Information on the elections can be found on: http://www.kosning.is/sveitarstjornarkosningar/english/
The voter is responsible for, and bears the cost of, sending his/her vote. Voters should be advised to vote early as the vote is not valid unless it arrives at the polling station in the voters electoral district in Iceland before closing of the election session on Election Day 29 May. It is recommended that the envelope be sent by registered air mail.