Greek local elections, 2002

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The 2002 Greek local elections elected representatives to Greece's super-prefectures, 54 prefectures, provinces, and approximately 1,033 communities and municipalities.

The local elections in Greece traditionally occur during the month of October.

Candidates at local elections do not run under the official name of the party they belong, but form electoral platforms with different names for the purpose.

Elections[edit]

Municipal mayoralties[edit]

Candidates supported by New Democracy won in all the three major municipalities, Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus.

Municipality of Athens[edit]

Dora Bakoyannis, a prominent member of New Democracy, won the election and replaced Dimitris Avramopoulos as mayor of Athens (first term).

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats 2nd Round  % Seats
Dora Bakoyannis New Democracy Athens tomorrow 160,425 47.5 10 180,898 60.5 25
Christos Papoutsis Panhellenic Socialist Movement Beautiful City 87,920 26 6 118,278 39.5 11
Spyros Halvatzis Communist Party of Greece Solidarity for Athens 20,305 6 1
Fotis Kouvelis Synaspismos A different Athens 19,996 5.9 1
Ioannis Dimaras Democratic Social Movement Athens - Our city 37,602 11.1 3
Dimosthenis Vergis Greek Ecologists Ecologists of Athens - Dimosthenis Vergis 3,050 0.90 -
Makis Voridis Hellenic Front Front for Athens - Athens, Hellenic city 3,023 0.90 -
Aggelos Hagios Radical Left Front Undisciplined Athens 2,166 0.64 -
Odysseas Tiligadas Independent First The Greeks 1,059 0.30 -
Thanasses Tsirigotis M-L KKE People's Road 616 0.20 -

Municipality of Piraeus[edit]

Christos Agrapidis was reelected mayor of Piraeus (second term) with the support of New Democracy.

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats 2nd Round  % Seats
Christos Agrapidis New Democracy Time for Piraeus 53.417 47.00 10 58.554 56.10 24
Manolis Beteniotis Panhellenic Socialist Movement Piraeus firstly 35.345 31.10 7 45.871 43.90 12
Thodoris Dritsas Synaspismos
Renewing Communist Ecological Left
The Port of Agony 8.522 7.50 2
Konstantinos Tzatzanis Communist Party of Greece Piraeus' Renaissance 7.455 6.6 1
Legakis Nikolaos Independent 5.000 4.4
Alfieri Styliani Independent Coalition of Piraeus' citizens 2.523 2.2
Charitos Christos Hellenic Front Front for Piraeus 1.368 1.2

Municipality of Thessaloniki[edit]

Vasilis Papageorgopoulos was reelected mayor of Thessaloniki with the support of New Democracy.

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats
Vasilis Papageorgopoulos New Democracy Resurgence 95.701 54.20 24
Spyros Vougias New Democracy Thessaloniki - Human city 49.206 27.90 10
Agapios Sahinis Communist Party of Greece Thessaloniki now 16.807 9.50 3
Tassos Kourakis Synaspismos Thessaloniki of the citizens and of ecology 11.082 6.30 2
Ioannis Kouriannidis Hellenic Front Front for Thessaloniki 2.142 1.2 -
Anastasia Theodoropoulou Radical Left Front Left movement 1.655 0.90 -

Super-Prefectural elections[edit]

Athens-Piraeus[edit]

Fofi Gennimata won the mainly ceremonial position of the super-prefect of Athens-Piraeus (first term) supported by PASOK. The coalition supported by New Democracy suffered a setback because of the unpopularity of Ioannis Tzanetakos and because of the candidacy of Georgios Karatzaferis.

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats 2nd Round  % Seats
Fofi Gennimata Panhellenic Socialist Movement Super-prefecture of citizens 659.377 40.10 16 818.083 56.30 46
Ioannis Tzanetakos New Democracy Free self-government now 439.662 26.70 10 635.814 43.70 16
Georgios Karatzaferis Popular Orthodox Rally With a Pure Heart 223.531 13.60 4
Manolis Glezos Coalition of the Radical Left Greek Prefecture - Active Citizens 177.411 10.80 4
Thanasis Pafilis Communist Party of Greece Prefectural Fighting Cooperation 143.856 8.80 4

Sub-prefectures of the Athens-Piraeus super-prefecture

Athens Prefecture

Elected prefect:Yiannis Sgouros (supported by PASOK)

Piraeus Prefecture

Elected Prefect:Yiannis Mihas (supported by PASOK)

Drama-Kavala-Xanthi[edit]

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats
Constantine Tatsis New Democracy Resurgence 131.697 51.60 45
Ioannis Stympiris Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Synaspismos
Course of Development 112.240 44 27
Constantine Mollas Communist Party of Greece Inter-prefectural Fighting Rally 11.334 4.40 3

Evros-Rhodope[edit]

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats
Christos Chatzopoulos Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Synaspismos
Unity-Creation-Perspective 92.047 50.70 30
Dimitrios Mouzas New Democracy New Society 75.906 41.80 18
Christos Trellis Communist Party of Greece Democratic Fighting Cooperation 13.536 7.50 3

Prefectural elections[edit]

Thessaloniki Prefecture[edit]

Candidate Supporting parties Platform 1st Round  % Seats
Panagiotis Psomiadis New Democracy Power for the Prefecture 277.652 50.10 23
Grigorios Chatzisavvas Panhellenic Socialist Movement Prefecture of Thessaloniki as a Protagonist 190.099 34.30 10
Georgios Rokos Democratic Social Movement / Communist Party of Greece Prefectural Fighting Cooperation 44.323 8.0 4
Michalis Tremopoulos Synaspismos Ecology - Solidarity - Coalition of Citizens 23.471 4.20 1
Marianna Brekasi Communist Organization of Greece Left Prefectural Movement of Thessaloniki 10.197 1.80 -
Savvas Georgiadis Independent Fighters against Unemployment 8.431 1.50 -