Ruling party leads in elections in Greece

In the parliamentary elections in Greece, the ruling party “New Democracy”, led by former Prime Minister Kiriakos Mitsikitis, leads in the counting of more than 80 percent of the vote.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic, the New Democracy gained 40.46 percent of the vote. This is followed by the coalition of the radical leftist forces of Siriz – the progressive alliance of ex -Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with 17.84 percent.

Thus, the “New Democracy” receives the majority in parliament, which allows to form a single -party government.

PASCO – the movement of change received 12.1 percent of the vote, the Communist Party of Greece (CCA) – 7.56 percent.

The new Party of Spartians gained more than 4.72% of the vote and went to parliament. Earlier, the organization announced the support of the ex-deputy from the ultra-right group “Golden Dawn” by Ilias Kasidiaris, who was banned from participating in the parliamentary elections

In Greece on Sunday morning, June 25, repeated parliamentary elections were held.

Power stations opened at 7:00 local time. Voting ended at 19:00.

To pass into the parliament, it is necessary to overcome the 3-percent threshold.