Principle of the majority

The champions of simple proportional representation claim that it is the best electoral system to express the genuine will of the people.

If this is what they truly believe, they also need to clarify the rules according to which they plan to interpret the people’s will, once it is expressed at the polls on May 21.

A post-election coalition without the party that wins the majority of the votes is not only unprecedented in Greece, it is also defies democratic logic.

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