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Greek Parliament Rejects Postal Voting for National Elections

The bill on postal voting for Greeks living abroad was approved for the European elections but rejected for national elections during a parliamentary vote on Wednesday. It was supported by the governing New Democracy party (ND) but was opposed...

Supreme Court to Rule if Donald Trump Can Run for President

The US Supreme Court will hear Donald Trump's appeal against a decision by Colorado to remove him from the 2024 state ballot under the 14th amendment to the US constitution for inciting an insurrection. Trump's Supreme Court Case Upcoming The case...

Half of the Planet Will Go to Polls in 2024

Almost 50 percent of the world's population can head to the polls this year as at least 64 countries, including the European Union, are set to hold national elections in 2024. This year could see a historical record broken with...

Greece Introduces Postal Voting for the First Time in History

Greece will introduce postal voting, a historic first for the country, for next year's European Parliament elections, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday. He said that postal voting would also be used in the next general elections irrespective of whether...

Athens Defies Male-Dominated Politics in Greece

Athens has defied male-dominated politics in Greece by electing 15 female councilors out of a total of 26 in the recent municipal elections. Time will tell if modern Athens by “Embracing of the Feminine Power of Athena’s Wisdom” will...

Athens, Thessaloniki, Change Mayors in Historic Abstention From Voting

Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece's two major cities, voted in new mayors in Sunday's runoff local government elections with abstention reaching a record high. However, abstention was the real winner of the local government elections, as 48 percent of registered voters...

The Five Candidates Vowing to Reverse SYRIZA’s Decline in Greece

Five candidates for the leadership of the leftist SYRIZA party in Greece are vowing to reverse the decline in the party's popularity following successive election defeats, during the first round of elections that take place on Sunday. SYRIZA hopes that...

SYRIZA Leader Alexis Tsipras Resigns

The leader of SYRIZA Alexis Tsipras announced he is resigning after the crushing defeat his party suffered in the Greek elections. SYRIZA won just 17.84 percent of the vote on Sunday and is left with just 48 MPs in the...

How Greeks Abroad Voted in the Elections: Final Results

Greeks living abroad who voted in the parliamentary elections on Saturday mirrored the choice of their compatriots in Greece as far as the first two parties are concerned. These were the first elections in which Greeks living abroad could exercise...

Mitsotakis Seeks Outright Victory in June Elections in Greece

PM of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis is speeding up the process to win an outright victory in the second elections likely to be held on June 25 by skipping his constitutional right to explore the possibility of forming a coalition...