Union of Centrists

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'Eνωση Κεντρώων
Enosi Kentroon
Union of Centrists
Leader Vassilis Leventis
Founded 1992
Headquarters 28 Karolou St.
122 42 Athens
Ideology Centrism
Venizelism
Political position Centre
International affiliation none
European affiliation none
European Parliament group none
Colours Orange
Website
http://www.antidiaploki.gr
Politics of Greece
Political parties
Elections
A sample cover of the party's newspaper Antidiaploki. On the first page the reader can see a photo of Vassilis Leventis.

The Union of Centrists (Greek: Ένωση Κεντρώων, Enosi Kentroon) is a political party in Greece without parliamentary representation.

The party was founded by Vassilis Leventis in 1992 under the title "Union of Centrists and Ecologists". The name was changed shortly after. The Union of Centrists claims to be the ideological continuation of the old party Center Union. The party strives to become "the political continuance of the centrist expression in Greece". Leventis aimed to become part of the Venizelist legacy of some great politicians of the past, such as Eleftherios Venizelos and George Papandreou (senior). However, the party's total influence has been marginal, with 1.2% of the total vote (in the 1994 European Parliament election) being its highest achievement ever. This percentage has furthermore declined to 0.56% in the European Parliament election of 2004.


Party's electoral results[edit]

Results since 1993
(year links to election page)
Year Type of Election Votes % Mandates
1993
Parliament
15,942
0.23
-
1994
European Parliament
77,951
1.19
-
1996
Parliament
48,677
0.72
-
1999
European Parliament
52,512
0.82
-
2000
Parliament
23,228
0.34
-
2004
Parliament
19,531
0.26
-
2004
European Parliament
34,511
0.56
-
2007
Parliament
20,822
0.29
-
2009
European Parliament
19,660
0.38
-
2009
Parliament
18,278
0.27
-
May 2012
Parliament
38,376
0.61
-
June 2012
Parliament
17,191
0.28
-
2014
European Parliament
36,879
0.65
-

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