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European Parliament election, 1981 (Greece)

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European Parliament election, 1981 (Greece)

Greece, European Parliament election, 1981

18 October 1981
24 seats to the European Parliament

The European Parliament election of 1981 in Greece was the election of the delegation from Greece to the European Parliament in 1981. The rest of the European Community voted in 1979 before Greece became a member state. Greece was allocated 24 seats in the Parliament.


 Summary of the results of Greece's 18 October 1981 election to the European Parliament
National party European party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) Andreas Papandreou 2,278,030 40.12
10 / 24
New Democracy (ND) George Rallis 1,779,462 31.34
8 / 24
Communist Party (ΚΚΕ) Harilaos Florakis 729,052 12.84
3 / 24
Communist Party – Interior (KKE–E) Leonidas Kyrkos 300,841 5.30
1 / 24
Party of Democratic Socialism (KODISO) + Party of Farmers and Workers (ΚΑΕ) Yagos Pesmazoglou 241,666 4.26
1 / 24
Progressive Party (KP) Spiros Markezinis 111,245 1.96
1 / 24
Christian Democracy (CD) Nikos Psaroudakis 65,056 1.15
0 / 24
Union of the Democratic Centre (EDIK) Ioannis Zigdis 63,673 1.12
0 / 24
Liberal Party (KF) Nikitas Venizelos 59.141 1.04
0 / 24
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 49,495 0.87
0 / 24
Valid votes 5,677,661 98.70
Blank and invalid votes 74,683 1.30
Totals 5,752,344 100.00
24 / 24
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,059,778 81.48

Elected MEPs


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