Serhat TUNAR -TDO- In Greece, which continues to feel the effects of the economic crisis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who could not get the result he wanted after the European Parliament elections, called for an early election and an early election decision was taken with the approval of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The people of Greece today go to the polls for the early general election, where they will elect new term MPs. In Greece, where there are about 10 million registered voters, voters will be able to vote until 19.00.
The election, which took place about 4 months before its normal date, is attended by 20 political parties. In the election, where a 3 per cent threshold is implemented, parties are competing for 300 seats in parliament. As is known, according to the electoral system, the party that won the election in order to facilitate the formation of the government, will gain the right to an extra 50 deputies.
According to recent polls in the Greek press, the election race will take place between the left-wing SYRIZA, led by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, and the center-right rival New Democracy (ND) in the main opposition.