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Local Elections

Greek Candidate Runs on Diverse Ballot in Munich Elections

A ballot that represents the new face of Munich will vie for power in the March-15 municipal elections in the German state of Bavaria. The name of the ballot is "Zusammen in Bayern" or ZuBa, which means ''Together in Bavaria.''...

Final Results of Greece's Second Round of Local Elections Revealed

The final, official results from Sunday's second round of local elections in the largest cities and regions in Greece were announced on Monday morning. Here is a breakdown of the winning parties and candidates in the major city and...

Kostas Bakoyannis Elected New Mayor of Athens

Kostas Bakoyannis, the candidate officially supported by Greek opposition party New Democracy, won the race to become Athens' new mayor in the second round of the local and regional elections which took place on Sunday. According to preliminary results and...

Opposition Candidates Sweep Through Local, Regional Elections in Greece

Opposition candidates have won most of the major contests in the second round of Greece's local and regional elections which were held on Sunday. Kostas Bakoyannis, the candidate officially supported by opposition party New Democracy, won the race to become...

Greece's Results of Second Round of Local Elections

You can follow all the updates of the official results for the second round of Greece's local elections, as provided by the country's Ministry of the Interior, below:

Kostas Bakoyannis Wins First Round of Municipal Elections for Athens

According to official results published on Sunday night, Kostas Bakoyannis has a clear lead in the race for Athens' mayoral office. With almost all votes counted, the New Democracy-backed candidate received 42.6 percent of the vote and is a clear...

Newlyweds, Voters on Horseback, and 103 Year-Old Yiayia Rush to Polling Stations

Greek authorities say that voting on Sunday proceeds smoothly as millions of Greeks are turning up at the polling stations for three separate but equally important elections. Citizens will vote for members of the European Parliament and vote in...

Greeks Go to the Polls for Crucial European, Local Elections

Millions of Greeks go the polling stations on Sunday to vote for the country's 21 representatives to the European Parliament. In parallel, they also vote for local, municipal and regional representatives. 9,922,294 voters (4,810,075 men, 5,122,219 women) are eligible to...

Greek Election Campaign Wraps Up With Athens, Thessaloniki Rallies

The campaign for Sunday's European and municipal elections closed on Friday with two major rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki. Speaking at Syntagma Square, PM Alexis Tsipras called on Greeks to cast their vote “for the Greece of the many,” and...

Erdogan Faces Humiliating Defeats in Turkish Local Elections

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time since the party’s founding in 2001. His party also lost control of the ancient city...