Elections to take place from April on

[InTime News]

Government sources confirmed on Wednesday that national elections will take place any time from April onwards, following an extended meeting that took place at the official Maximos Mansion residence of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to hammer out a plan of action for the next three months.

"The prime minister remains steadfast on his commitment that elections will be held at the end of his four-year term. He will decide what the appropriate date is after April," a government source said.

Elections, which are otherwise scheduled for June, will be fought under the simple proportional representation system, which means that no one party is likely to win an overall majority. A second ballot will almost inevitably follow, this time under a new law passed by ruling New Democracy, which gives the top party a large number of bonus seats in Parliament.

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