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Greek President Sakellaropoulou's First Remarks After Landslide Election

A delegation from the Greek Parliament, headed by Speaker of the House Constantinos Tasoulas with representatives of all parliamentary parties, paid an official visit to the office of Ekaterini (Katerina) Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday to disclose to her the results...

Wide Consensus Foreseen as Opposition Parties Support First Female Greek President

It was announced on Thursday that the first Parliamentary vote to elect the next Greek President will take place on Wednesday, January 22. According to the recently-amended Greek Constitution, the first vote requires a 2/3 majority for a candidate to...

At Last, A Woman for President of the Hellenic Republic

The decision by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday to propose a female candidate for the President of the Hellenic Republic sent shock waves through the male-dominated Greek political system -- and society itself. Mitsotakis proposed Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, first female...

Who is Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, the Likely First Female President of Greece?

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised address on Wednesday evening that Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, the first female president of the Council of State, will be his party's candidate for the post of the President of the Hellenic Republic, the...

Greek PM Proposes a Female Judge as the Next President of Hellenic Republic

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a televised message on Wednesday evening that his ruling New Democracy party will propose Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou as a candidate for the position of President of the Republic. PM Mitsotakis announced the candidate following...