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Amendment to exclude electoral candidates with criminal past at the Parliament

An amendment setting out conditions for drafting ballot combinations of individual candidates or party coalitions running in national elections that excludes candidates who have been sentenced for serious crimes was tabled in Greek Parliament by the Interior ministry on Thursday. The Greek government saw the necessity of tabling such an …

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39 parties, 7 coalition formations to claim the Greeks’ vote for EU elections 2014

Thirty-nine parties, seven coalition formations and one independent candidate will claim the vote of Greeks in the upcoming EU elections. “The participation broke a record,” write  Greek media, noting that during the last EU elections the number of parties seeking the votes were only 23. The Ministry of Interior imposed …

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Independent Greeks get EU elections candidates from Facebook

“Jobless” and “university degree”. That were the criteria Panos Kammenos, leader of conservative nationalist party Independent Greeks posted on Facebook in an attempt to get election candidates. On April 7th 2014, Panos Kammenos posted on Facebook that he sought candidates especially unemployed with European studies who agree the the party …

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Stylida Mayor: “Vote Only Those Candidates With Working Experience”

 Short before the ballot boxes open, mayor of Stylida, gave some advice to voters. “Read all candidates’ CVs and vote only for those who can prove they have working experience,” Apostolos Gkletsos told Lamia Report. Greek voters mark a cross next to the name of the candidate or candidates they prefer on …

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