Greek legislative election, 2000

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Greek legislative election, 2000
Greece
1996 ←
members
9 April 2000
→ 2004
members

All 300 seats to the Hellenic Parliament
151 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Kostas Simitis.jpg Kostas Karamanlis.jpg
Leader Costas Simitis Kostas Karamanlis
Party PASOK ND
Leader since 30 June 1996 21 March 1997
Last election 162 seats, 41.49% 108 seats, 38.12%
Seats won 158 125
Seat change -4 +17
Popular vote 3,007,596 2,935,196
Percentage 43.79% 42.74%
Swing +2.3% +4.62%

  Third party Fourth party
  Aleka Papariga - Crop.jpg Konstantopoulos genoa.jpg
Leader Aleka Papariga Nikos Konstantopoulos
Party KKE Synaspismos
Leader since 1991 1993
Last election 11 seats, 5.61% 10 seats, 5.12%
Seats won 11 6
Seat change 0 -4
Popular vote 379,454 219,880
Percentage 5.52% 3.20%
Swing -0.09% -1.92%

PM before election

Costas Simitis
PASOK

Subsequent PM

Costas Simitis
PASOK

Greek Parliamentary election, 2000
Distribution of parliament seats after the 2007 elections (Results).

Distribution of parliament seats after the 2000 elections (Results).
  New Democracy: 125 seats
Date 9 April 2000
Previous prime minister Kostas Simitis
Next prime minister Kostas Simitis holding position

Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 8 April 2000.[1] The ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) of Prime Minister Costas Simitis was narrowly re-elected, defeating the conservative New Democracy party.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Panhellenic Socialist Movement 3,007,596 43.79 158 –4
New Democracy 2,935,196 42.74 125 +17
Communist Party of Greece 379,454 5.52 11 0
Coalition of the Left and Progress 219,880 3.20 6 –4
Democratic Social Movement 184,598 2.69 0 –8
Democratic Regional Union 32,068 0.47 0 New
Union of Centrists 23,228 0.34 0 0
Ecologists Greece 20,446 0.30 0 0
National Coalition 14,703 0.21 0 New
Front Line 12,125 0.18 0 New
Radical Left Front 8,132 0.12 0 New
Communist Party of Greece (Marxist-Leninist) 7,301 0.11 0 New
Party of Hellenism 6,272 0.09 0 0
Left! (Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Greece and A/synechia) 5,866 0.09 0 0
Alternative Ecologists 3,321 0.05 0 0
Liberal Party 2,091 0.03 0 New
Fighting Socialist Party of Greece 2,026 0.03 0 0
Self-Governed Movement of Labour Politics 1,145 0.02 0 0
Organization for the Reconstruction of the Communist Party of Greece 1,126 0.02 0 0
Christian Faith 305 0.00 0 0
Party of Greek Workers 169 0.00 0 0
National Patriotic Party 22 0.00 0 New
Olympic Party 14 0.00 0 0
Panhellenic Democratic Party of Peace 4 0.00 0 New
Independents 592 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 158,516
Total 7,026,527 100 300 0
Registered voters/turnout 9,372,541 74.97
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
PASOK
  
43.79%
ND
  
42.74%
KKE
  
5.52%
SYN
  
3.20%
DIKKI
  
2.69%
Others
  
2.06%
Parliament seats
PASOK
  
52.67%
ND
  
41.67%
KKE
  
3.67%
SYN
  
2.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p830 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7