New Democracy sweeping win in 58 of 59 districts in Greece; over 20-point difference with SYRIZA

New Democracy sweeping win in 58 of 59 districts in Greece; over 20-point difference with SYRIZA


Sunday's national elections in Greece resulted in a sweeping victory for ruling New Democracy and unexpected low results for main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, which lost all but one of 59 electoral regions in Greece. Cereport reports citing Athens-Macedonian

With 95/50% of the votes counted, the following percentages were recorded, according to the Interior Ministry's live update through its online site (, with party leaders in parentheses:

New Democracy (Kyriakos Mitsotakis): 40.78% and 145 seats
SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance (Alexis Tsipras): 20.07% and 72 seats
PASOK-KINAL (Nikos Androulakis): 11.53% and 41 seats
Communist Party of Greece (Dimitris Koutsoubas): 7.20% and 26 seats
Greek Solution (Kyriakos Velopoulos): 4.46% and 16 seats

Yanis Varoufakis' party MeRA25 with 2.59% did not make the 3% threshold to enter Parliament, along with Niki (Dimitris Natsios, 2.92%) and Plefsi Eleftherias (Zoi Konstantopoulou, former Parliament speaker, 2.87%).

Voter turnout was 60.73%, parties that did not make it into Parliament account for 15.96% of votes, and invalid or blank votes totaled 2.61%.


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