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


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.