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Greek election 2015

Greek Election Results Live: Greece Vote 2015 in Real Time

    Click on the info-graphic below to see the results for the September 20th Greek election as they are published in real time by Greece’s Ministry of Interior. Related: See the first exit poll results here

New Democracy Leadership Race Fires up Ahead of Party Convention

Greek main opposition New Democracy leader and former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is preparing his armory for the upcoming critical meeting of the party's Parliamentary Group on Thursday, where he is expected to go under friendly fire and his leadership...

New Democracy MP Dora Bakoyannis Doesn't Rule Out Challenging Party's Leadership

New Democracy MP and former Foreign Affairs Minister of the Karamanlis administration between 2006 and 2009, Dora Bakoyannis, did not rule out the possibility of challenging the party’s leadership in the near future after what was seen as a major...

Juncker: Greek People's Democratic Will Should be Taken Into Account

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday said the expression of the Greek people’s democratic will should be taken into account and congratulated the Greek people on "their courage." In his address in the annual meeting of the European Parliament and...

Bank Deposits in Greece Reach Two-Year Low in December

A new two-year low reached bank deposits in Greece in December, as Greeks withdrew some 4.6 billion euros in a period stigmatized by political uncertainty due to the unsuccessful election of a new President of the Hellenic Republic and...

The 300 Who Get Elected in the Greek Parliament (Full List)

Here's the full list of the 300 members of the Greek Parliament as they were elected in the latest Greek general elections on Sunday January 25th, 2015. See the full list of names below per electoral district (in bold) and party....

New Democracy: The Day After a Crushing Defeat in Greek Elections

The next day of the Greek general elections found the outgoing New Democracy government in skepticism as well as in quest of the reasons that led to such a heavy defeat. The voices tabling the possibility of a party convention are increasing...

Juncker, Moscovici: EU Commission Ready for Discussion With New Greek Government

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici on Monday expressed their readiness to hear and discuss the demands of the new Greek government as they arrived for a Eurogroup meeting in...

Who Will Be Part of the Next Greek Parliament?

Many Greek politicians were neck to neck against their fellow candidates in several constituencies across Greece, aiming to earn a seat in the new Greek Parliament. According to election results, SYRIZA’s Gavriil Sakellaridis and Nikolaos Voutsis, as well as New Democracy...

'To Potami' Leader: ANEL Has Far-Right and Anti-European Elements

As a bad omen characterized "To Potami" leader Stavros Theodorakis the partnership between SYRIZA and Independent Greeks (ANEL), saying that Panos Kammenos’ party reflects far-right and anti-European views. In addition, Theodorakis clarified that he is expecting the new government’s...