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National Parliament Composition

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Government

Head of State (President)Katerina Sakellaropoulou (*)
Head of Government (PM)Kyriakos Mitsotakis (ND-EPP)
Parties in GovernmentNew Democracy (ND-EPP)

Parties

Νέα Δημοκρατία (ND)
Néa Dimokratía
New Democracy
Leader: Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Orientation: Centre-right
EP Affiliation: EPP (EPP-EP, EPP Party, CDI, IDU, EPP-PACE)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1974-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Συνασπισμός Ριζοσπαστικής Αριστεράς – Προοδευτική Συμμαχία (SYRIZA)
Synaspismós Rizospastikís Aristerás - Proodeftikí Symmachía
Coalition of the Radical Left - Progressive Alliance
Leader: Stefanos Kasselakis
Orientation: Left-wing (Szczerbiak & Taggart, 2024, p. 11) to Centre-left
EP Affiliation: LEFT (LEFT, EL, UEL)
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2012-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

ΠΑΣΟΚ - Κίνημα Αλλαγής (PASOK-KINAL)
PASÓK - Kínima Allagís
PASOK - Movement for Change
Leader: Nikos Androulakis
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: S&D (S&D, SI)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2022-...

Note: PASOK-KINAL is an independent party while also being a multi-party political body that serves as an umbrella organisation for other movements, parties and initiatives. PASOK (S&D) and KIDISO (~S&D) are its biggest constituent parties. Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας (KKE)
Kommounistikó Kómma Elládas
Communist Party of Greece
Leader: Dimitris Koutsoumpas
Orientation: Communist
EP Affiliation: NI (NI-EP, ECA, IMCWP, UEL)
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1918-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Σπαρτιάτες (Spartiates)
Spartiátes
Spartans
Leader: 
Vasilis Stigkas
Orientation: 
Far-right
EP Affiliation: 
*
EU Stance: 
Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2017-...

Note: Spartiates (*) is barred from running in the 2024 European Parliament election. The country’s top court ruled that the party did not fulfil the set requirements to contest the vote, as the real leader of the party is former XA spokesperson and MP, Ilias Kasidiaris, who is among the former Golden Dawn members that were found guilty of running a criminal organisation and are currently in prison. At the same time, charges have been brought against 11 MPs originally elected on the Spartiates list for deceiving voters in the June 2023 national election by taking guidance from the imprisoned neo-nazi politician.

Ελληνική Λύση (EL)
Ellinikí Lýsi
Greek Solution
Leader: Kyriakos Velopoulos
Orientation: National-conservative
EP Affiliation: ECR (ECR-EP, EC/DA)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2016-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Δημοκρατικό Πατριωτικό Κίνημα - ΝΙΚΗ (Niki)
Dimokratikó Patriotikó Kínima - NIKI
Democratic Patriotic Movement - Victory
Leader: 
Dimitrios Natsios
Orientation: 
Far-right
EP Affiliation: 
NI (NI-EP)
EU Stance: 
Neutral towards EU integration
Years active: 2019-...

Πλεύση Ελευθερίας (PE)
Pléfsi Eleftherías
Course of Freedom
Leader: Zoe Konstantopoulou
Orientation: Anti-establishment
EP Affiliation: NI (NI-EP)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2016-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Φωνή Λογικής (FL)
Foní Logikís
Voice of Reason
Leader: Afroditi Latinopoulou
Orientation: Far-right
EP Affiliation: PfE (PfE)
EU Stance: Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2023-…

Νέα Αριστερά (NA)
Néa Aristerá
New Left
Leader: Alexis Charitsis
Orientation: Left-wing to centre-left
EP Affiliation: LEFT (LEFT)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2023-...

Μέτωπο Ευρωπαϊκής Ρεαλιστικής Ανυπακοής (MeRA25)
Μétopo Evropaikís Realistikís Anypakoís
European Realistic Disobedience Front
Leader: Yanis Varoufakis
Orientation: Left-wing
EP Affiliation: ~LEFT (UEL, DiEM25)
EU Stance: Somewhat in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2018-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Πανελλήνιο Σοσιαλιστικό Κίνημα (PASOK)
Panellínio Sosialistikó Kínima
Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Leader: Nikos Androulakis
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: S&D (PES, PA)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1974-...

Note: PASOK is an independent party, but also a founding constituent party of the PASÓK - Kínima Allagís (PASOK-KINAL) party. Watch here our video from 2019 about KINAL.

Κίνημα Δημοκρατών Σοσιαλιστών (KIDISO)
Kínima Dimokratón Sosialistón
Movement of Democratic Socialists
Leader: George Papandreou
Orientation: Centre-left
EP Affiliation: ~S&D (SOC)
EU Stance: In favour of EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 2015-...

Note: KIDISO is an independent party, but also a founding constituent party of the PASÓK - Kínima Allagís (PASOK-KINAL) party. Watch here our video from 2019 about KINAL.

Κόσμος (K)
Kósmos
World
Leader: Petros Kokkalis
Orientation: Green politics
EP Affiliation: Greens/EFA (Greens/EFA)
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2024-…

Χρυσή Αυγή (XA)
Chrysí Avgí
Golden Dawn
Leader: Nikolaos Michaloliakos
Orientation: Far-right (Rooduijn et al., 2023) extremist, Neo-nazi
EP Affiliation: ~NI
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration (Chapel Hill data)
Years active: 1993-...

Note: The party’s prominent members have been found guilty of running a criminal organisation and are currently in prison.

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Αντικαπιταλιστική Αριστερή Συνεργασία για την Ανατροπή (ANTARSYA)
Antikapitalistikí Aristerí Synergasía gia tin Anatropí
Anticapitalist Left Cooperation for the Overthrow
Leader: Collective Leadership
Orientation: Far-left
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly Opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2009-…


Δημοκράτες (D)
Dimokrátes
Democrats
Leader: Andreas Loverdos
Orientation: Centre
EP Affiliation: →RE (intention to join RE)
EU Stance: Strongly for EU integration
Years active: 2024-…

Δημιουργία Ξανά (DX)
Dimiourgía Xaná
Recreate Greece
Leader: Vaggelis Aktsalis
Orientation: Right-wing
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly in favour of EU integration
Years active: 2011-...

Watch here our video from 2019 about the party.

Πατριώτες - Πρόδρομος Εμφιετζόγλου (P-PE)
Patriótes - Pródromos Emfietzóglou
Patriots - Prodromos Emfietzoglou
Leader: Prodromos Emfietzoglou
Orientation: Far-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Neutral towards EU integration
Years active: 2021-...

Εθνικό Kόμμα - Έλληνες (EKE)
Ethnikó Kómma - Éllines
National Party – Greeks
Leader: Dimitrios Chatziliadis
Orientation: Far-right
EP Affiliation: *
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2020-...

Note: The party’s founder is Ilias Kasidiaris, former XA spokesperson and MP. He is among the former Golden Dawn members that were found guilty of running a criminal organisation. The party was banned from running in the 2023 national parliament elections. Following the party’s ban, Ilias Kasidiaris endorsed the far-right Spartiates for the June 2023 election.

Watch here our video from 2020 about the party.

Eθνική Λαϊκή Συνείδηση (ELASYN)
Ethnikí Laïkí Syneídisi
National Popular Consciousness
Leader: George Loukakos, Ioannis Zografos
Orientation: Far-right
EP Affiliation: NI (NI-EPAPF)
EU Stance: Strongly opposed to EU integration
Years active: 2019-2023

Note: The party’s founder was Ioannis Lagos, former XA MP and MEP. He is among the former Golden Dawn members that were found guilty of running a criminal organisation. The party was banned from running in the 2023 national parliament elections. Following its ban, the party dissolved itself.

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