ElectionGudie

July 7, 2019 Held

5,769,542
Voted
Greece

Hellenic Republic

Election for Vouli ton Ellinon (Greek Parliament)

Results

57%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:5,769,542
Valid Votes:5,649,370
Invalid Votes:120,172

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

New Democracy 158 - 2,251,426

39.85%

Syriza Unionist Social Front 86 - 1,781,180

31.53%

Movement for Change 22 - 457,527

8.10%

Communist Party of Greece 15 - 299,595

5.35%

Greek Solution 10 - 208,806

3.70%

MeRA25 9 - 194,233

3.44%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

At Stake in this Election:       

  • The 300 seats in the Hellenic Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon).

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Prokopis PAVLOPOULOS
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Alexis TSIPRAS
  • Assembly: Greece has a unicameral Hellenic Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon) with 300 seats.

Electoral System:

  • In the Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon), 238 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system in 59 constituencies and 12 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system. An additional 50 seats will be allocated to the party with the most votes. Members serve four-year terms.
  • To enter parliament parties and independent candidates must gain at least three percent of the national vote. (source)

Main Parties in this Election:[1]

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 11,124,603 (2019 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 10,074,898 (source)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,650,837 (2019 est.)
  • Is Greece a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (2 March 1982)
  • Has Greece ratified CEDAW: Yes (7 June 1983)
  • Gender Quota:  Yes – 40% of parties’ lists must be women
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 56 (18.7%) of 300 seats in Greece’s Hellenic Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon)
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: 31 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Greece a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Greece ratified CRPD: Yes (31 March 2012)
  • Population with a disability: 1,616,346 (est.)
 

[1] Based on the European Parliament election results. (source)

[2] The Movement for Change is an alliance composed of: Pan Hellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), Movement of Democratic Socialists (KIDIOS), Union of Democratic National Reform (EDEM), Renewable Left, Progressive Center, and Citizens’ Movements. (Source and source)