Elections

Unity and regrouping

The prime minister's nomination of top judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou to become Greece's next president is undoubtedly a historic step forward for the country.

At the same time, it is also a golden opportunity for all the political forces represented in the Greek Parliament to send out a loud and clear message, not only of unity but also of a collective recovery of the country.

Electoral law bill submitted to Parliament

The draft bill for Greece's new electoral law was submitted Monday to a parliamentary committee for debate, before being put to a vote in a plenary session on January 22.
Before this time, the committee will convene three times - Wednesday, Thursday and Monday.
The new law provides for bonus seats for the winning party.

Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU): "The World Needs to Change and Stop being so Individualistic"

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was founded 130 years ago as the first political multilateral organization in the world, encouraging cooperation and dialogue between all nations. Meanwhile the organization unites 179 national parliaments from all over the world and works closely with the United Nations.

North Macedonia Parties Unite Against Election Law Reform

In what looked like a closely coordinated move, the junior partner in the coalition government in North Macedonia, the Democratic Union for Integration, DUI, and the main opposition VMRO DPMNE party, on Thursday submitted thousands of amendments to the proposed change to the electoral law.

Exit polls: Conservatives won majority, awaiting official results; Johnson: Celebrate

According to the exit poll, Boris Johnson's Conservatives are projected to win 368 seats in the House of Commons, versus 191 for the Jeremy Corbin's Labour Party, BBC reports.
Polling stations are closed at 10 pm local time, with the first official results expected in the next seven hours.

#2019PresidentialElection/Partial results: Iohannis - 65.88%, Dancila - 34.12%

In the November 24 presidential runoff, Klaus Iohannis won 65.88% of the valid votes to his challenger Viorica Danncila's 34.12%, after the count of the votes from 99.67% of the polling stations, Spokesman for the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) Mircea Preotescu said on Monday.

AEP: The total number of voters on permanent electoral lists is 18,217,411

The Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) informs that the Electoral Register has been updated both through data imports from the Directorate for Persons' Record and Data Base Administration and from the Passports Directorate General, as well as through persons cross-offs conducted within mayoralties.

#2019PresidentialElection2019/MAE reports completing sending paperwork for presidential runoff voting abroad

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has completed on Monday the delivery to the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Romania abroad of the materials necessary for voting abroad in the second round of the presidential election.

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