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Mitsotakis-Meimarakis Meet With 'Cordial Atmosphere'

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday met his former rival for the party's leadership and interim party president Vangelis Meimarakis at ND's headquarters on Syggrou Avenue. According to sources, there was a "cordial atmosphere" and "coinciding...

SYRIZA Govt Vexed by New Democracy Leadership Election Outcome

The election of free-market reformer Kyriakos Mitsotakis as leader of Greece's main opposition New Democracy has spread joy to those who see him as Prime Minister material but, inexplicably enough, has generated irritant responses on the part of the governing...

Mitsotakis Pledges to Renew and Expand Greece's Conservative Party

Kyriakos Mitsotakis pledged to renew and expand New Democracy upon officially taking over the presidency of Greece's conservative party on Monday. With the final results coming out, Mitsotakis received 52.43 percent of the vote while Vangelis Meimarakis received 47.57 percent....

New Democracy Leader Mitsotakis Sends Message of Party Unity

"We are moving forward together and let's forget what is dividing us," said New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis after his election victory. The new conservative party leader said that people gave a clear mandate for the renewal of New Democracy....

Greek Main Opposition New Democracy Prepares for Sunday's Leadership Election

If everything goes smoothly on Sunday, Greece will have a new permanent leader at the helm of the country's main opposition for the first time in more than six months. Former interim President Vangelis Meimarakis faces off against Kyriakos Mitsotakis for New Democracy's...

WSJ: New Democracy's Kyriakos Mitsotakis Is Greece's 'New Year Hope'

Candidate for New Democracy leadership Kyriakos Mitsotakis is "Greece's Glimmer of New Year Hope," according to a Wall street Journal analysis. On Sunday, supporters of Greece's main opposition conservative party will vote in the second round of the New Democracy...

Candidates for New Democracy Leadership Gear Up for Sunday's Election

Less than a week before Sunday's election, the two candidates for New Democracy leadership are gearing up for the final stretch of their campaign. The goal of Vangelis Meimarakis and Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to win the votes that went to Apostolos...

New Democracy Presidency Final Election Results

The final results of Sunday's election for president of New Democracy were finally announced early Wednesday morning, almost three days after the event. Chief of the electoral committee Yiannis Tragakis announced the results after midnight, amid uproar by party members...

New Democracy Presidency Candidates Battle it Out Ahead of January Ballot

The two candidates for the New Democracy presidency will battle it out on the January 10 ballot and figures show that the race will be close. Vangelis Meimarakis has about 41 percent of the total vote in Sunday's election, while...

New Democracy President Election on Sunday Amid Rumors of Karamanlis Interventions

The reported telephone conversations of former prime minister Costas Karamanlis with Alexis Tsipras created controversy within New Democracy ahead of Sunday's election for the conservative party leadership. Furthermore, Karamanlis' reported verbal support of candidate Vangelis Meimarakis added more friction within...