ND wrong-foots SYRIZA with call to lift expat vote restrictions

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The expat vote has become the latest pretext for a flare-up between the New Democracy government and opposition SYRIZA, as a new bill proposes to open up remote voting to the Greek diaspora.

On Monday, Interior Minister Makis Voridis tabled a bill in Parliament lifting restrictions on Greeks voting in national elections from abroad. The bill seeks to amend legislation passed as recently as December 2019, which first gave Greek expats the ri...

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