Messenia (Hellenic Parliament constituency)

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Messenia
constituency
for the Hellenic Parliament
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Messenia within the Peloponnese region
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Peloponnese region within Greece
Regional Unit Messenia
Region Peloponnese
Electorate 204,963 (May 2012)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1974
Number of members Five

Messenia is a constituency[2] in Peloponnese represented in the Hellenic Parliament. It elects five Members of Parliament (MPs) by the Reinforced proportional representation system of election, and was created for the 1974 general election.

Its most high-profile MP is the Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras of the New Democracy Party.

Elections[edit]

Hellenic Parliament June 2012 election result for the Messenia constituency
Political Party Candidates Number of Votes Seats Change
in seats
 % of Votes Change in %
of vote
ND 7 44,954 3 +1 41.6 +8
SYRIZA 7 23,293 1 0 21.6 +8.3
PASOK 7 12,591 0 -1 11.7 -2
XA 6 8,384 1 0 8.2 -0.5
Total - 157,332 5 - - -

Members of Parliament[edit]

Notes and references[edit]