New Democracy officials resign over voters’ list

Two conservative officials resigned and one was ousted on Friday amid a scandal involving the leak of an unspecified number of email addresses of Greek voters residing abroad.

New Democracy MEP Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou announced that she would not be running in the June European Parliament election after she was accused of breaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules by sending mass campaign emails to voters without their permission.

"My conscience does not permit me to inadvertently contribute to efforts that undermine the institution of postal voting, the Mitsotakis government, or the reputation of Greece," she said in a statement Friday, adding that it was now the responsibility of the judicial authorities to clarify the matter. The MEP said she submitted information about the leak to the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, which has opened its own...

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