1985 Greek legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 3 June 1985.[1] The ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) of Andreas Papandreou, was re-elected, defeating the conservative New Democracy party of Constantine Mitsotakis (Mitsotakis succeeded Evangelos Averoff as ND leader in 1984).

1985 Greek legislative election


 1981 2 June 1985 June 1989 

All 300 seats in the Greek Parliament
151 seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Andreas Papandreou Constantine Mitsotakis Charilaos Florakis
Party Panhellenic Socialist Movement New Democracy (Greece) KKE
Leader since 3 September 1974 1984 1974
Last election 172 seats, 48.07% 115 seats, 35.87% 13 seats, 10.93%
Seats won 161 126 12
Seat change 11 11 1
Popular vote 2,916,735 2,599,681 629,525
Percentage 45.8% 40.8% 9.9%
Swing 2.3% 4.9% 1.8%

Prime Minister before election

Andreas Papandreou
Panhellenic Socialist Movement

Subsequent Prime Minister

Andreas Papandreou
Panhellenic Socialist Movement

Distribution of parliament seats after the 1985 elections.

  New Democracy: 126 seats

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Party Votes % Seats +/–
Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) 2,916,735 45.8 161 –11
New Democracy (ND) 2,599,681 40.8 126 +11
Communist Party of Greece (KKE) 629,525 9.9 12 –1
Communist Party of Greece (Interior) (KKE Interior) 117,135 1.8 1 +1
National Political Union (EPEN) 37,965 0.6 0 New
Liberal Party 10,551 0.2 0 0
Fighting Socialist Party of Greece (ASKE) 10,369 0.2 0 New
Revolutionary Communist Movement of Greece (EKKE) 6,951 0.1 0 0
Communist Left 5,383 0.1 0 New
Liberals 5,212 0.1 0 New
EDE-Trotskyists 3,685 0.1 0 0
Hellenic Christian Social Union 251 0.0 0 New
Patriotic Right 172 0.0 0 New
Olympic Democracy 162 0.0 0 0
Enlighten Movement 49 0.0 0 New
Greens-Ecological Party of Greece-Hellenic Alternative Green Movement 5 0.0 0 New
Independents 10,365 0.2 0 0
Individual candidates 10,898 0.2 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 57,372
Total 6,422,466 100 300 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,008,647 80.2
Sources: Ministry of the Interior, Nohlen & Stöver[2]
Popular vote
PASOK
45.82%
ND
40.85%
KKE
9.89%
KKE-ES
1.84%
Others
1.60%
Parliament seats
PASOK
53.67%
ND
42.00%
KKE
4.00%
KKE-ES
0.33%

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