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Elections in Kalopia are held to elect, on the national level, the Parliament of Kalopia and the President of Kalopia. Additionally, elections to the political leadership of the Kalopian regions are held every few years.

Modern electionsEdit

Template:Politics of KalopiaElections in Kalopia occur within the framework of a democratic representative Presidential Republic. The Presidnt, who is Head of State,leads the government and is elected with a popular vote. Public officials in the legislative and executive branches as well as at the local level are either elected by the citizens or appointed by elected officials. Referendums may also be called at the initiative of the head of government, the legislative or citizens to consult the citizenry directly on a particular question.

ElectionsEdit

National electionsEdit

At the national level in Kalopia are held elections to renew the 300-member Vouli for a 4-year term. Early elections can be called after a motion for early elections or a destructive vote of no-confidence against the Government. Early elections can be requested by parties and needs of the majority of the assembly to vote in favor.There are no currently term limits for the members of the National Assembly.


Regional electionsEdit

At the regional level the citizenship of each Region elects a local Regional Council, with currently 60 members, elected for a 4-year term, and a Regional Governor, elected in a first-past-the-post system. Regional elections take place at the same time as national elections.
No term limits are in place for regional offices.


Municipal electionsEdit

Alongside national and regional elections, in each Kalopian municipalities citizens elect directly the head of the municipal executive, the Mayor (called Dimarchos), through a first-past-the-post system and a Municipal Council, both for a 4-year term. The mayor is assisted by an executive body, a communal committee, whose members are appointed by the Mayor.


ReferendumsEdit

In Kalopia, although few have historically been organized, referendums can be proposed on initiative of the Government, the legislature, and citizens (after having collected at least 10% signatures of all registered voters). However, to preceed with the proposed referendum, it is required that the absolute majority of the national legislature vote in favor to a motion of authorization.
These referndum shall not carry the force of law until it is implemented as legislation by the national legislature, although the Vouli is not obliged to implement the results of the referendum into law.
The referendum must be organized concurrently with the first general election after the approval of its motion of authorization.
Any proposed referendum, prior the motion of authorization, are subject to judicial review by the Supreme Court which can reject it if it is judged as in conflict with the Constitution, international treaties, or primary legislation passed by the Vouli.

Electoral systems Edit

For the directly elected collegiate bodies of Kalopia, at the national as well as local level, is used a proportional electoral systems. At the national level the territory is divided in 5 costituencies, corresponding to the 5 Kalopian regions, and the seats are allocated on proportional representation basis per region.

Results since 4776Edit

The following is a chronological list of the elections and their results held in Kalopia since 4776.

4776

Party Votes Result Seats % change Seats change Government
     Kalopianos Synagermos 31,759,762 65.39% 197 Increase65.39 Increase197 YES
     Sosialistiko Dimokratiko Kinima 17,378,857 34.61% 103 Decrease65.67 Decrease160 NO

Past elctions & systemsEdit

Elections Law 4608Edit

ParliamentEdit

The Parliament consists just one body which is elected by the Kalopian people every 3 or 4 years (except the cases of snap elections). The number of the Parliament members can be from 200 to 500. They are the only ones responsible for the voting of the bills that can be proposed by the government and any political party.

PresidentEdit

The President is elected directly by the people every 3 or 4 years on the same day as the Parliamentary election occurs. His role is mostly auditory and institutional, but he can express his political opinion and advise any government.

Parliamentary Elections history 4608-4668Edit

(Metarithmistiko Kinima or MEK: center-right Dimokratikos Synaspismos or DI.SY. or Koinonia Axion: center-left Dimokratiko Aristero Metopo or D.A.M. or D.A.S. or Dimokratiki Aristeri Symmahia (Kalopia) : center-left to left-wing Enosi Kentrou (EK) : center Ethniki Anagennisi: center to center-left Ethniki Elpis or Nea Kalopia: right-wing to far-right KKK : far-left E.P.A.M. : center)

4608

Party Votes Result Seats % change Seats change Government
     Dimokratikos Synaspismos 55,563,922 99,94% 300 Decrease0.06 - YES

(PM)

     Dimokratiko Aristero Metopo 31,517 0,06% 0 Increase0.06 - NO

4609

Party Votes Result Seats % change Seats change Governemnt
     Dimokratikos Synaspismos 35,719,791 72,09% 218 Decrease27.85 Decrease82 YES

(PM)

     Metarithmistiko Kinima 8,889,545 17.94% 54 Increase17.94 Increase54 NO
     Dimokratiko Aristero Metopo 4,937,815 9.97% 28 Increase9.91 Increase28 NO

4613

Party Votes Result Seats % change Seats change Government
     Metarithmistiko Kinima 22,340,586 41.17% 121 Increase23.23 Increase87 YES

(PM)

     Dimokratiko Aristero Metopo 17,580,565 32.40% 99 Increase22.43 Increase1 YES
     Dimokratikos Synaspismos 14,343,450 26.43% 80 Decrease45.66 Decrease138 NO

4616 (July)

Party Votes Result Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 16,078,017 26.33% 54 Decrease14.84 Decrease67 NO
     Ethniki Elpis - MP 10,276,448 16.83% 34 Increase16.83 Increase34 NO
     DI.SY. - K.D. 8,417,025 13.78% 28 Decrease12.65 Decrease52 NO
     D.A.M. 7,351,057 12.04% 25 Decrease20.36 Decrease74 NO
     Ethniki Anagennisi 7,360,085 12.05% 24 Increase12.05 Increase24 NO
     Enosi Kentrou (EK) 6,530,096 10.69% 19 Increase10.69 Increase19 NO
     KKK 5,055,831 8.28% 16 Increase8.29 Increase16 NO

4616 (September)

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 13,741,964 24.46% 51 Decrease1.87 Decrease3 NO
     Nea Kalopia 9,236,298 16.44% 33 Decrease0.39 (as Ethniki Elpida - MP) Decrease1 NO
     DI.SY. 8,550,781 15.22% 30 Increase1.44 Increase2 YES

(PM)

     Ethniki Anagennisi 6,986,041 12.43% 26 Increase0.38 Increase2 YES
     D.A.S. 7,231,434 12.87% 25 Increase0.83 (as D.A.M.) - YES
     Enosi Kentrou (EK) 5,976,595 10.64% 20 Decrease0.05 Increase1 YES
     KKK 4,467,272 7.95% 15 Decrease0.33 Decrease1 NO

4619

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 19,792,863 34.41% 104 Increase9.95 Increase53 YES

(PM)

     Ethniki Anagennisi 9,302,319 16.17% 50 Increase3.74 Increase24 YES
     DI.SY. 7,220,604 12.55% 38 Decrease2.67 Increase8 NO
     Nea Kalopia 7,108,301 12.36% 37 Decrease4.08 Increase4 NO
     D.A.S. 6,924,481 12.04% 36 Decrease0.83 Increase11 NO
     Enosi Kentrou (EK) 4,338,532 7.54% 21 Decrease3.10 Increase1 NO
     E.P.A.K. 2,841,044 4.94% 14 Increase4.94 Increase14 NO

4622

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 24.22% 14,291,884 74 Decrease10.19 Decrease30 NO
     Koinonia Axion 19.71% 11,629,164 59 Increase7.16 Increase21 YES

(PM)

     Nea Kalopia - EE 18.81% 11,095,497 57 Increase6.45 Increase20 YES
     D.A.S. 18.20% 10,737,508 54 Increase6.16 Increase18 YES
     Enosi Kentrou (EK) 12.03% 7,100,022 35 Increase4.49 Increase14 NO
     Ethniki Anagenisi 6.94% 4,092,564 21 Decrease9.23 Decrease29 NO
     E.P.A.K. 0.09% 51,250 0 Decrease4.85 Decrease14 NO

4625 (January)

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 12,688,507 22.36% 66 Decrease1.86 Decrease8 NO
     Koinonia Axion 11,205,466 19.75% 60 Increase0.04 Increase1 NO
     Nea Kalopia - EE 10,397,718 18.32% 56 Decrease0.49 Decrease1 NO
     D.A.S. 10,230,297 18.03% 55 Increase0.17 Increase1 NO
     Enosi Kentrou (EK) 7,984,423 14.07% 41 Increase2.04 Increase6 NO
     Ethniki Anagennisi 4,243,910 7.48% 22 Increase0.54 Increase1 NO

4625 (September)

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 21,786,153 38.26% 112 Increase15.90 Increase66 NO
     Koinonia Axion 12,982,607 22.80% 69 Increase3.05 Increase9 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. 11,846,581 20.80% 63 Increase2.77 Increase7 YES
     Ethniki Anagennisi 10,331,643 18.14% 56 Increase10.66 Increase34 YES

4628

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 22,730,969 40.60% 123 Increase2.14 Increase11 NO
     D.A.S. 13,439,427 24.00% 72 Increase3.20 Increase9 YES

(PM)

     Koinonia Axion 10,839,474 19.36% 58 Decrease3.44 Decrease11 YES
     Ethniki Anagennisi 8,981,697 16.04% 47 Decrease2.10 Decrease9 YES

4631

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     ME.K. 21,902,886 39.03% 117 Decrease1.57 Decrease6 NO
     D.A.S. 14,145,058 25.21% 76 Increase1.21 Increase4 YES

(PM)

     Ethniki Anagennisi 9,902,384 17.65% 54 Increase1.61 Increase7 YES
     Koinonia Axion 10,161,590 18.11% 53 Decrease1.25 Decrease5 YES

4633

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     Koinonia Axion 18,911,586 51.97% 156 Increase33.86 Increase103 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. 17,478,982 48.03% 144 Increase22.82 Increase68 NO

4636

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     DISY 21,301,453 54.21% 162 Increase2.24 Increase6 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. 17,992,634 45.79% 138 Decrease2.24 Decrease6 NO

4638

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     DISY - Nea Epohi 19,529,412 51.70% 154 Decrease2.51 Decrease8 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. 18,246,855 48.30% 146 Increase2.51 Increase8 NO

4641

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 22,179,977 50.76% 251 Increase2.46 Increase105 YES

(PM)

     DISY 21,476,363 49.15% 249 Decrease2.55 Increase95 NO
     SPOROI 39,198 0.09% 0 Increase0.09 0 NO

4644

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 31,883,548 52.74% 262 Increase1.98 Increase11 YES

(PM)

     DISY 28,497,691 47.14% 238 Decrease2.01 Decrease11 NO
     SPOROI 47,349 0.08% 0 Decrease0.01 0 NO
     OURANIO TOXO 30,317 0.05% 0 Increase0.05 0 NO

4647

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 33,645,420 55.20% 277 Increase2.46 Increase15 YES

(PM)

     DISY 27,242,746 44.70% 223 Decrease2.44 Decrease15 NO
     OURANIO TOXO 33,787 0.06% 0 Increase0.01 0 NO
     SPOROI 28,184 0.05% 0 Decrease0.03 0 NO

4650

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 33,787,146 54.90% 275 Decrease0.30 Decrease2 YES

(PM)

     DISY 27,679,943 44.97% 225 Increase0.27 Increase2 NO
     OURANIO TOXO 33,787 0.07% 0 Increase0.01 0 NO
     SPOROI 28,184 0.06% 0 Increase0.01 0 NO

4653

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 23,391,563 53.14% 262 Decrease1.76 Decrease13 YES

(PM)

     DISY 20,629,421 46.86% 238 Increase1.89 Increase13 NO

4656

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 24,708,808 56.85% 287 Increase3.71 Increase13 YES

(PM)

     DISY 20,629,421 43.08% 213 Decrease3.78 Decrease13 NO
     OURANIO TOXO 33,787 0.07% 0 Increase0.07 0 NO

4658 (January)

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 23,391,563 57.06% 287 Increase0.21 0 YES

(PM)

     DISY 18,216,034 42.94% 213 Decrease0.14 0 NO

4658 (February)

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 23,691,677 55.82% 281 Decrease1.24 Decrease6 YES

(PM)

     DISY 18,216,034 44.18% 219 Increase1.24 Increase6 NO

4661

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. 23,189,569 53.43% 267 Decrease2.39 Decrease14 YES

(PM)

     DISY 20,210,827 46.57% 233 Increase2.39 Increase14 NO

4664

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     D.A.S. - Laikes Dynameis 24,937,504 51.26% 256 Decrease2.17 Decrease11 YES

(PM)

     DISY 23,707,873 48.74% 244 Increase2.17 Increase11 NO

4666

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     Eleftheri Patrida 25,546,414 44.72% 223 Increase44.72 Increase223 NO
     DISY 15,951,718 27.92% 139 Decrease20.82 Decrease105 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. - Laikes Dynameis 15,628,595 27.36% 138 Decrease23.90 Decrease118 YES

4668

Party Votes Results Seats % change Seats change Government
     Eleftheri Patrida 25,546,414 42.79% 209 Decrease1.93 Decrease14 YES

(PM)

     D.A.S. 18,572,749 31.78% 166 Increase4.42 Increase28 NO
     DISY 14,863,097 25.43% 125 Decrease2.49 Decrease14 YES
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