Strong showing for ND in first round of local elections amid low turnout

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis interpreted the results of Sunday’s local elections as a “reconfirmation” of the public’s support in his New Democracy party, after candidates backed by the conservatives won seven of Greece’s 13 regional governorships, while ND-supported hopefuls also look well-placed to win the mayorships of Athens and Thessaloniki in run-off ballots next Sunday.

Candidates in the municipal and regional elections needed to gain 43 pct or more of the vote to be elected from the first round. Would-be governors supported by New Democracy managed to achieve this goal in Central Macedonia, Epirus, Western Greece, Cen...

You need a subscription to access our analysis. Please choose one of the packages available.

If you are already registered, please sign in.

Full Access

A tailor-made service for professionals

Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.

Free Access

Read some of our analysis for no charge

By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.

Standard Access

Our analysis and data at your fingertips

Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.