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Parties and Elections in Europe

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President: Prokopis Pavlopoulos (ND) · Prime Minister: Alexis Tsipras (SYRIZA) · Governing parties: SYRIZA, ANEL Legislative elections: Greek Parliament, 4-year term, 300 seats, 3% threshold, party-list PR + 50 seats majority bonus:
Party 2015 II 2015 I Synaspismos Rizospastikis Aristeras (SYRIZA)
Coalition of the Radical Left Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism
Anti-globalisation 35,5% 145 36,3% 149 Nea Dimokratia (ND)
New Democracy Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy  28,1% 75 27,8% 76 Chrysi Avyi (XA)
Golden Dawn Nationalism
Far-right politics 7,0% 18 6,3% 17 Panellinio Sosialistiko Kinima (PASOK)
Panhellenic Socialist Movement Social democracy
     6,3% 16 4,7% 13 Dimokratiki Aristera (DIMAR)
Democratic Left [2015 I: Greens-Democratic Left] Democratic socialism
Social democracy  1 0,5% - Kommounistiko Komma Elladas (KKE)
Communist Party of Greece Communism
Marxism-Leninism  5,6% 15 5,5% 15 To Potami (TO POTAMI)
The River Social liberalism
   4,1% 11 6,1% 17 Anexartitoi Ellines (ANEL)
Independent Greeks National conservatism
Social conservatism  3,7% 10 4,8% 13 Enosi Kentroon (EK)
Union of Centrists Centrism
Liberalism   3,4% 9 1,8% - Laiki Enotita (LAE)
Popular Unity Socialism
Alter-globalisation
Euroscepticism 2,9% - - - Others 3,4% - 6,2% - Total - 300 - 300 Turnout 56,6% 63,9%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Ministry of the Interior (http://ekloges.ypes.gr).

Archive: Legislative elections, 2004-2015I ( For full coverage, 1946-present, click here):

2004 2007 2009 2012I 2012II 2015I SYRIZA % 3,3 5,0 4,6 16,8 26,9 36,3   S. 6 14 13 52 71 149 ND % 45,4 41,8 33,5 18,9 29,7 27,8   S. 165 152 91 108 129 76 XA % - - 0,3 7,0 6,9 6,3   S. - - - 21 18 17 TO POTAMI   % - - - - - 6,1   S. - - - - - 17 KKE % 5,9 8,2 7,5 8,5 4,5 5,5   S. 12 22 21 26 12 15 PASOK % 40,6 38,1 43,9 13,2 12,3 4,7   S. 117 102 160 41 33 13 ANEL % - - - 10,6 7,5 4,8   S. - - - 33 20 13 LAOS % 2,2 3,8 5,6 2,9 1,6 1,0   S. - 10 15 - - - DIMAR (...) % - - - 6,1 6,3 0,5   S. - - - 19 17 - Others % 2,6 3,1 4,3 16,0 4,3 6,0   S. - - - - - - Total S. 300 300 300 300 300 300 Turnout % 76,6 74,1 70,9 65,1 62,5 63,9
Abbreviations: SYRIZA: Coalition of the Radical Left (2012II: Syriza-United Social Front, SYRIZA-EKM); ND: New Democracy; XA: Popular Association Golden Dawn; TO POTAMI: The River; KKE: Communist Party of Greece; PASOK: Panhellenic Socialist Movement; ANEL: Independent Greeks (2015I: Independent Greeks-National Patriotic Alliance, ANEL); LAOS: Popular Orthodox Rally; DIMAR: Democratic Left (2015I: Greens-Democratic Left, PRASINOI-DIMAR). © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck.