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Voulgarakis to run as independent candidate for Athens mayor, reports say

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Former conservative minister Giorgos Voulgarakis plans to run for mayor of Athens, reports say.

According to the same reports, Voulgarakis, who served as a New Democracy MP for twenty years between 1989-2009, will run as an independent candidate.

Costas Bakoyannis, the regional governor of Central Greece, is leading the race according to polls.

Local elections are set to take place in May.