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New Democracy wins outright majority in the July 2019 Greek elections

July 9, 2019

 

 

Kyriakos Mitsotakis is Greece’s new Prime Minister following New Democracy’s election victory with an outright majority with 158 seats in the 300-seat Parliament. New Democracy captured 39.8% with 158 seats, while Former Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras’ SYRIZA party won 31.5% and 86 seats

 

Other parties in Parliament include:

  • Kinima Allagis with 8.1% of the vote and 22 seats

  • Communist Party of Greece (ΚΚΕ) with 5.3% of the vote and 15 seats

  • Elliniki Lysi with 3.7% of the vote and 10 seats

  • MeRA 25 with 3.4% of the vote and 9 seats.

 

On Monday 8th, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced his 51-member Cabinet. Panagiotis Pikrammenos has been appointed the new Deputy Prime Minister; George Gerapetritis is the new State Minister; Stelios Petsas is the new Government Spokesman while Akis Skertsos has been appointed Minister to the Prime Minister.

 

The full list of Greece’s new 51-member Cabinet is seen below:

 

Prime Minister

Kyriakos Mitsotakis

 

Deputy Prime Minister

Panagiotis Pikrammenos

 

State Minister

George Gerapetritis

 

Minister to the Prime Minister

Akis Skertsos

 

Government Spokesman

Stelios Petsas

 

Ministry of Finance

Minister: Christos Staikouras

Deputy: Apostolos Vesyropoulos

Deputy: Theodoros Skylakakis

Deputy: George Zavvos

 

Ministry of Development and Investments

Minister: Adonis Georgiadis

Deputy: Yiannis Tsakiris

Deputy: Christos Dimas

Deputy: Nikos Papathanassis

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Minister: Nikos Dendias

Alternate: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

Deputy: Costas Frangoyiannis

Deputy: Antonis Diamataris

 

Ministry of Citizens’ Protection

Minister: Michalis Chrysochoidis

Alternate: Giorgos Koumoutsakos

Deputy: Lefteris Economou

 

Ministry of National Defense

Minister: Nikos Panagiotopoulos

Deputy: Alkiviadis Stefanis

 

Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs

Minister: Niki Kerameus

Deputy: Sofia Zacharaki

Deputy: Vassilis Digalakis

 

Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Minister: Yiannis Vroutsis

Deputy: Panagiotis Mitarakis

Deputy: Domna Michailidou

 

Ministry of Health

Minister: Vassilis Kikilias

Deputy: Vassilis Kontozamanis

 

Ministry of Environment and Energy

Minister: Costis Hatzidakis

Deputy: Gerasimos Thomas

Deputy: Dimitris Economou

 

Ministry of Culture and Sports

Minister: Lina Mendoni

Deputy: Lefteris Avgenakis

 

Ministry of Justice

Minister: Costas Tsiaras

Deputy: Dimitris Kranis

 

Ministry of Interior

Minister: Panagiotis Theodorikakos

Deputy: Theodoros Livanios

Deputy: Theodoros Karaoglou

 

Ministry of Digital Policy

Minister: Kyriakos Pierrakakis

Deputy: Georgios Georgantas

Deputy: Grigoris Zarifopoulos

 

Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport

Minister: Kostas A. Karamanlis

Deputy: Yiannis Kefaloyiannis

 

Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy

Minister: Yiannis Plakiotakis

 

Μinistry of Agricultural Development and Food

Minister: Makis Voridis

Deputy: Costas Skrekas

Deputy: Fotini Arabatzi

 

Ministry of Tourism

Minister: Haris Theocharis

Deputy: Manos Konsolas

 

The inauguration of Greece’s new government will take place today, Tuesday July 9th, at noon at the Presidential Palace. The first meeting of the new Cabinet will take place on Wednesday 10th of July at 11 am.

 

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