Coalition tweaks draft electoral law in hope of clinching supermajority

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Parliament
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The government has tweaked the electoral reform bill, hoping that a minor change will increase its chances of gaining the votes of at least 200 MPs so that new system can apply immediately.

Interior Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis announced during a parliamentary hearing on Thursday that the coalition would split into two articles the provisions on scrapping the 5-seat bonus and maintaining the 3 percent threshold for parties entering Parli...

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