Simple majority for new electoral law, which threatens future complications

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Parliament
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As had been expected, the new electoral law was approved in Parliament on Thursday night but with a simple majority rather than a supermajority of at least 200 votes.

The result means that 17-year-olds will be able to vote in the next elections but the system of proportional representation, which would lead to the abolition of the 50-seat bonus for the winning party, will not be implemented until after the next natio...

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