Municipal and State elections to be held on October 8, 2023!

Western Thrace
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:49 GMT
Voridis answer was clear to the question that the leader of the main opposition party, Alexis Tsipras, posed to the government regarding the date of the upcoming local elections, in his speech at the party's parliamentary group meeting.
Municipal and State elections to be held on October 8, 2023!

Voridis answer was clear to the question that the leader of the main opposition party, Alexis Tsipras, posed to the government regarding the date of the upcoming local elections, in his speech at the party's parliamentary group meeting.

Interior Minister Makis Voridis said that the municipal and state elections will take place on October 8, 2023, as prescribed by law.

Minister Voridis said, “As for the questions of Mr. Alexis Tsipras about the dates of the local elections; The answer is very simple. Municipal and State elections will be held on the date determined by law. In other words, the elections will be held on October 8, 2023. The government does not intend to change this election date.” made the statement.

As will be remembered, Stelios Petsas, Acting Minister of Internal Affairs, said in a statement that the date of the local elections was not possible to change.

Petsas said, “It is out of the question to postpone the local government elections to one year later. Elections, as stated in paragraph 2 of article 5 of Law No. 4804/2021, local elections, ie municipal and state elections, foresee to be held on the second Sunday of October. In other words, the next local elections will be held on October 8, 2023.” had made a statement.

According to Law No. 4804/2021, the first week of municipal and state elections will be held on Sunday, October 8th. Second round elections will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2023 in municipalities and states where power cannot be determined from the first week.

The statements of the interior minister and deputy minister about the date of the local elections, from time to time, especially in Xanthi, some local administrators had said that "the elections will be extended for one year, elections will be held in 2025, elections will be held in 2024." they have put an end to their speculation or gossip.

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