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According to unofficial results in Greece, the winner of the election was Mitsotakis’ party

More than 85 percent of the votes were counted in the general election held in Greece. According to unofficial results, Prime Minister Kiryakos Mitsotakis’ party, New Democracy (ND), won the election with 40.80 percent of the vote, but failed to secure a majority in the parliament.

After ND, the Radical Left Coalition – Progressive Alliance (SYRIZA), led by Aleksis Tsipras, received 20.06 percent of the votes and completed the election in second place.

The Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) received 11.62 percent of the votes, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) received 7.17 percent, and the Hellenic Solution (EL) received 4.47 percent of the votes.

Among the 27 political parties, 8 alliances and 1 independent candidate participating in the election, a total of 5 parties and alliances passed the 3 percent threshold and were entitled to enter the parliament. Official results of the election are expected to be announced tomorrow.

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Congratulating their victory in the first election, Mitsotakis said, “New Democracy has received the approval of the people to rule with an absolute majority. There is no doubt that this political earthquake allows us to accelerate our way towards new elections. Only strong governments can move forward with bold reforms.”

Tsipras called Mitsotakis and congratulated him on his victory in the general elections.

PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis, on the other hand, described the success of his party as a “great victory” and said, “I want to thank every Greek woman and man who achieved this great victory today.”

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According to the proportional election system in the first round, no party could reach the 46 percent vote rate required to form a government alone. If New Democracy does not form a coalition government by cooperating between the parties, the second round of the election will be held this time with a simple majority system in late June or early July. expected to be repeated. Under the simple majority system, a party can form a government alone, with 38 percent of the votes.

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