Greece Vows to Abolish All Voting Restrictions for Diaspora
Greece announced on Monday that it will introduce legislation which will abolish restrictions to vote for diaspora Greeks.
OPINION: Casting a Blank Vote Could Change Face of Democracy
Preamble Following the results of several elections in western democracies, they reveal alarming matters and raise serious questions: (a) if in fact, modern democracy actually represents the people and (b) if those elected governments do actually listen to the wishes...
Cyprus Sets Up 38 Voting Centres Abroad Ahead of Presidential Elections
The start of 2018 marks the opening of the Cyprus presidential race. Cypriot citizens all over the world will be voting for the country's president for the next five years. A total of 38 voting centres will operate around the...
New Democracy Won Lion's Share of Greek Diaspora EP Vote
Greece ’s leftist opposition party might have got biggest domestic share of the vote in the European Parliamentary elections, but Greek citizens resident around the European Union cast a different ballot. Conservative New Democracy won the diaspora vote, followed by the Coalition of Radical Left (SYRIZA), withhe Communist...
Greek Expats and Foreigners Can't Vote in Local Elections
A new circular letter issued by the Greek Interior Ministry reminds all voters that expatriates and foreigners legally residing in Greece, as well as the citizens of the member states of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway...
Only Greek Citizens to Vote or Run in Local Elections
An amendment brought to the Greek parliament that has been added to the justice ministry bill by the interior minister Yiannis Michelakis, is to change the provisions concerning the rights to vote or run in the Greek local elections. The...
New Greek Government Wins Confidence
Greece's coalition government breezed through a largely symbolic confidence vote late Sunday, winning the tough mandate of tackling a two-year-old crisis and keeping the country safely in the eurozone, AFP reports. After three days of tense parliamentary debate, 179 lawmakers...
Financial Times: Pre-Election Period Threatens Greece's Stability
The pre-election period threatens Greece's stability, says an article in Financial Times. Thieves And Traitors The credibility of Greece’s political class has sunk so low that both main parties of the centre right and centre left have faced problems finding suitable...