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Nea Demokratia in United Kingdom

Welcome to the web site of the Nea Demokratia UK.

Nea Demokratia UK, is the United Kingdom branch of Nea Demokratia Political Party of Greece. 

Nea Demokratia (New Democracy) is the main centre-right political party and one of the two major parties in modern Greek politics.  

The party was founded in 1974 by Konstantinos Karamanlis and in the same year it formed the first cabinet of the Third Hellenic Republic.

 


 

International Affiliation

Nea Demokratia is a member of the European People's Party, the largest European political party since 1999, and its MEPs sit with the EPP Group in the European Parliament

Internationally, New Democracy is a member of the Centrist Democrat International, and the International Democrat Union.

 


 

Electoral Performance

Hellenic Parliament

 
Election      Leader  % Position Seats Gov't
1974 Konstantinos Karamanlis 54.37 1st 220 / 300
1977 Konstantinos Karamanlis 41.84 1st 171 / 300
1981 Georgios Rallis 35.88 2nd 115 / 300 No
1985 Constantine Mitsotakis 40.84 2nd 126 / 300 No
Jun 1989 Constantine Mitsotakis 44.28 1st 145 / 300 No
Nov 1989 Constantine Mitsotakis 46.19 1st 148 / 300 No
1990 Constantine Mitsotakis 46.89 1st 150 / 300
1993 Constantine Mitsotakis 39.30 2nd 111 / 300 No
1996 Miltiadis Evert 38.12 2nd 108 / 300 No
2000 Kostas Karamanlis 42.74 2nd 125 / 300 No
2004 Kostas Karamanlis 45.36 1st 165 / 300
2007 Kostas Karamanlis 41.84 1st 152 / 300
2009 Kostas Karamanlis 33.47 2nd 91 / 300 No
May 2012 Antonis Samaras 18.85 1st 108 / 300 No
Jun 2012 Antonis Samaras 29.66 1st 129 / 300
Jan 2015 Antonis Samaras 27.81 2nd 76 / 300 No
Sep 2015 Vangelis Meimarakis 28.10 2nd 75 / 300 No

 


 

European Parliament

  Election  % Seats won Rank
  1981 31.3% 8 / 24 2nd
  1984 38.1% 9 / 24 2nd
  1989 40.5% 10 / 24 1st
  1994 32.7% 9 / 25 2nd
  1999 36.0% 9 / 25 1st
  2004 43.0% 11 / 24 1st
  2009 32.3% 8 / 22 2nd
  2014 22.7% 5 / 21 2nd