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Greece’s Record-High MEP Candidates in 2014 Euro Elections

After the record-high number of 360,000 candidates in the 2014 regional and municipal elections, Greece also tops the candidate number for the forthcoming euro elections, as is has about 1,300 MEP candidates for just 21 seats in the European...

New Poll Shows SYRIZA Leading by 2.5%

A new opinion poll on voting intentions for European Parliament elections, conducted by Pulse for the newspaper To Pontiki, shows SYRIZA ahead of New Democracy by 2.5%. According to the poll, Greece's leftist opposition party SYRIZA stands at 25% with conservative New Democracy at 22.5%. Ultra-nationalist...

Record Greek Candidiacy for European Parliament Election

A record 39 parties, seven coalitions and one independent would-be candidate hope to stand for Greece's 21 European Parliament seats at May’s elections. According to official figures, the 47 parties running filed their candidacy at the Supreme Court of Greece by the May 1st deadline, and have until Sunday May...

Tsipras Launches SYRIZA European Election Campaign

Greece's main opposition Coalition of the Radical Left  (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday kicked off his party's European election campaign urging Greeks to "rise up". He asked the Greek people to send a message to the "government of subservience", and stressed that that the...

Animal Activists in Cyprus Form Party Ahead of Euro Election

Activists in Cyprus have organized the founding conference of the first political party for animal welfare, Animal Party of Cyprus, for this Sunday at the Philoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia. The party will take part in May's European Parliament elections. On behalf...

New EU Platform Helps Voters Find Their Political Profile

A new online voting advice application called EUVox was launched on Thursday by the European Union, which set it up for the forthcoming European Parliament elections with a view to helping EU citizens to compile their political profile while also...

Poll Shows SYRIZA Euro Victory in Greece But Right Wing Lead

A survey by PollWatch about May's euro elections shows a right-wing lead overall, despite a predicted victory in Greece for socialist SYRIZA. The survey, conducted across all 28 EU member states, indicates a tight contest for the presidency of the European Commission between conservative Jean-Claude Juncker...

Manolis Glezos to Run for Euro Parliament on SYRIZA ticket

Greece’s main opposition party, the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA), announced on Thursday that the its candidates for May’s European parliamentary elections would include historic resistance fighter and national MP Manolis Glezos. Continuing with the internal restructuring of the party’s candidates...

Rass Opinion Poll Shows New Democracy in Lead for EU Elections

A Rass opinion poll concerning the upcoming European Parliament elections carried out on behalf of the newspaper “Parapolitika” shows New Democracy in the lead for the European elections. In particular, New Democracy has a narrow lead of 0.2 percent for...

Greek Centre-Left Alliance Names Euro Election Candidates

The temporary alliance between PASOK and three other small center-left movements, named “Olive Tree”, has published its candidates for May’s European Parliament elections. Among the candidates are current MPs and MEPs such as Katerina Batzeli and Sylvana Rapti, high-profile PASOK members such...