Greek legislative election, 2000

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Template:Politics of Greece Legislative elections were held in the Greek Republic on April 10, 2000. At stake were 300 seats in the Greek parliament, the Voule.

The ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) of Prime Minister Costas Simitis was narrowly re-elected, defeating the conservative New Democracy party.

NATIONAL SUMMARY           9,373,439 voters, 7,027,007 (75.0%) voted
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Votes and seats are compared with those gained in the 1996 elections.
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Party                             votes    %      change   seats
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Coalition of Left (Synaspismos)   219,918  03.20 (-01.92)    6 (-4)
Communist Party (KKE)             379,517  05.53 (-00.08)   11 
Democratic Social Mvt (DIKKI)     184,586  02.69 (-01.74)    - (-8)
New Democracy (ND)              2,935,242  42.73 (+04.61)  126 (+23)
Pan-Hellenic Socialist (PASOK)  3,007,947  43.79 (+02.30)  157 (-4)
Others                            141,274  02.07 (-00.22)    - (-7)
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158,523 (02.2%) void            6,868,484                  300
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Greek electoral law requires that the party winning a plurity of votes be awarded a majority of seats in the Voule. This involves some distortion of the proportionality of the result. Parties must poll 3% of the national vote to gain representation.

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