Feb. 8, 2005 Held


Hellenic Republic

Election for Greek Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:279
Valid Votes:279
Invalid Votes:0

Vote Share by Candidate:

Karolos PAPOULIAS279

Election Results Modified: Dec 07, 2005

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Greece

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Konstandinos STEPHANOPOULOS
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Konstandinos KARAMANLIS
  • Assembly: Greece has a unicameral Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon) with 300 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by parliament to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Parliament (Vouli ton Ellinon) 300 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Karolos PAPOULIAS*
    • Party: N/A

* Sole candidate running for election.

Last Presidential election:

  • The last election was on February 8, 2000. Konstandinos STEPHANOPOULOS was reelected president with 90% of the parliamentary vote.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,987,314 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: 300 (February 2004 members of the Parliament)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 5,578,578 (2005)

·         Is Greece a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (2 March 1982)

·         Has Greece ratified CEDAW: Yes (7 June 1983)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 39 (following the 2004 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 29 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Greece a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Greece ratified CRPD: Yes (31 May 2012)

·         Population with a disability: 1,648,097 (est.)

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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