SYRIZA polarized ahead of final showdown

With the second round of elections for a new SYRIZA leader just two days away, the bickering between the rival camps of Stefanos Kasselakis and Effie Achtsioglou is becoming more intense. The polarization however has also led to predictions that there will not be a large abstention rate compared to the first round.

Achtsioglou: Kasselakis can’t beat Mitsotakis

A candidate for the leadership of the SYRIZA,  Effie Achtsioglou said that her rival and winner of the first round of elections, Stefanos Kasselakis, cannot defeat New Democracy leader and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis “because he has no plan and political experience.”

Three scenarios for European elections

The government is reportedly examining three scenarios for the division of the country into constituencies for the European Parliament elections next year, with their number ranging from five to seven.

Final results for SYRIZA presidency confirmed

The final results for the presidency of the main opposition party SYRIZA were confirmed on Monday. The second round will take place on Sunday with a runoff between newcomer Stefanos Kasselakis and former labor minister Effie Achtsioglou.

High turnout at SYRIZA elections

A very high turnout has been recorded so far in the elections for the selection of the new president of SYRIZA, the main opposition party.  

Achtsioglou vs Kasselakis

I wrote the other day about the controversial video uploaded by Stefanos Kasselakis, a candidate for the leadership of the main opposition SYRIZA, of his visit to Makronissos (a small island off the coast of Attica used as a notorious military prison and concentration camp for leftists and communists from the time of the Greek […]