Edging closer to a final official count, with 99.25% of the European Parliament votes counted, the only significant change on Tuesday night (10:00 p.m.) was the confirmation that former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’s party MeRA25 lost its single seat after dropping below the 3% threshold. The seat went to main opposition New Democracy.
ND leads the electoral race for the European parliament with 33.12% (8 seats) in the European parliament.
Ruling SYRIZA is second, with 23.77% (6 seats), followed by Movement for Change (Kinima Allagis/KINAL) with 7.72% (2 seats).
The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) came fourth with 5.34% (2 seats) followed by Golden Dawn (Chryssi Avghi) with 4.88% (2 seats), Elliniki Lysi with 4.18% (1 seat), and Mera25, which dropped to 2.99%, losing its seat.