Proposed bill to lift voting restrictions for Greeks abroad is open for public consultation

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A bill that will lift restrictions for Greek citizens voting in elections abroad was posted for public consultation by Greece’s Interior Ministry on Monday.

The bill is formally named “Revoking restrictions for the registration in special voter registration lists of voters living abroad.”

The Greek government said the purpose of the bill is to provide equal treatment to all Greek voters, particularly those living abroad or travelling abroad on the day of elections.

Interior Minister Niki Kerameus. Photo: Ekathimerini
Interior Minister Niki Kerameus. Photo: Ekathimerini.

Greek Interior Minister Niki Kerameus said: “Diaspora Greeks are the soul and voice of Greece abroad. It is our duty to facilitate the exercise of their constitutionally established right to vote.”

The bill will be available for public consultation until 8am on Monday, July 17. The content of the bill is posted on the following website (in Greek): opengov.gr

Source: amna.gr

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