The Interior Ministry has announced the final list of divisions in which Greeks living abroad will vote for the 2023 elections.
Foreign voters are part of the 5 “key” figures for the next general elections which will be held on 21st May. It is recalled that participation in elections is, according to the Constitution, compulsory, but certain categories of citizens are authorized not to vote.
Young people aged 17 and, in general, citizens voting for the first time this year should pay particular attention to the instructions.
Elections 2023: These are the foreign polling stations
With a decision signed by acting interior minister Kalliopi Spanou, the polling stations outside Greek territory that will operate in the May elections are determined. It is recalled that Greeks abroad will vote one day earlier, i.e. Saturday, May 20, using the state ballot paper – i.e. without putting a cross .
Here is the list of the 99 polling stations that will be set up in 35 countries, so that expatriates like Greek sailors can vote:
Egypt: A polling station will be set up in the building of the Spetseropoulei Foundation in Cairo (22A lbn Affan Heliopolis, PC 11351). People registered on the special lists of Cairo, Alexandria, Addis Ababa, Amman, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Beirut and Tunis will vote in this polling station.
Austria: Two constituencies are formed. One in Vienna (Consular Office of the Vienna Embassy Favoritenstrasse 7) and the second in Salzburg (Unpaid Consulate General, Bundesstrasse 111).
Australia: Two electoral districts. The first in Melbourne (Melbourne Consulate General, 37-39 Albert road), where people registered on the electoral lists of Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin and Perth will vote. Australia’s second polling station will be in Sydney (Consulate General Sydney, Level 2/219-223 Castlereagh Street). People registered to vote in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra will vote there.
Belgium: Four polling stations will be set up. Three will be in Brussels (Brussels Embassy building) and the fourth in Antwerp (see table below for exact details).
Bulgaria: A polling station is being set up in Sofia (Embassy building, 103 Evlogi Gevrgiev str). Persons registered on the electoral lists of Sofia, Argyrokastro, Tirana, Skopje, Sarajevo, Philippopolis and Belgrade will vote at the aforementioned polling station.
France: Five polling stations will be installed in Paris (two), Strasbourg, Nice, Nantes (see table below for more details).
Germany: 17 polling stations are established across the country. (see pages 3 to 6 of the table below for more details).
Denmark: Two polling stations in Copenhagen (Copenhagen embassy building, Hammerensgade 4, third floor). In the 1st electoral constituency, those whose surnames start from A to LAZAROS LAZARIDIS will vote, and in the second, those whose surnames start from LAZOPOULOU IOANNA to PSOMIADOU ELENI.
Swiss: Four polling stations (two in Bern, one in Geneva and one in Lausanne, see table below for more details).
United Arab Emirates: A polling station at the Embassy of Abu Dhabi (Al Bateen, Villa 1, 6-14).
United Kingdom: 12 polling stations, 8 of which are in London and the rest in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Birmingham (see where you vote in the table below).
UNITED STATES: 9 polling stations are installed in San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Chicago, Florida (Tampa), Houston (see table below for more details).
Ireland: A polling station in Dublin (Dublin Embassy Building 1 Upper Pembroke Street).
Spain: Two voting centers are set up in Madrid (Madrid Embassy building, Avenida Doctor Arce) and Barcelona (Hellenic Community of Catalonia offices, Valencia 558).
Italy: Three voting centers will be installed in Rome (building of the Embassy of Rome), Venice (hall of the Institute of Greek and Post-Byzantine Studies) and Milan (offices of the Hellenic Community).
Canada: Two polling stations. The first in Toronto (Consulate General of Toronto), where the people registered on the lists of Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Calgary will vote, and the second in Montreal (Consulate General of Montreal), where the people registered on the lists of Montreal will vote , Ottawa, Halifax .
Catarrh: A polling station at the Embassy in Doha (Doha, Building 6, Street 530, West Bay Lagoon).
Korea: A polling station in Seoul (Seoul Embassy, 27th floor, Hanwha Building 86). People registered on the lists of Seoul, Tokyo, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong will vote in the said center.
Cyprus: Five polling stations are installed in Nicosia (2), Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos (see table below for more details).
Lithuania: Two polling stations. The first in Vilnius (building of the Vilnius embassy, Rudninku 2), where the people registered on the lists of Vilnius, Tallinn, Kiev, Riga, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow and Novorossiysk will vote. The second polling station will be set up in Kaunas.
Luxemburg: A polling station in the Luxembourg Embassy building (27, RUE MARIE ADELAIDE).
Malta: A polling station in Valletta (Embassy Valletta IR-Rampa Ta’Xbiex 2).
South Africa: A polling station in Johannesburg (Consulate General Building 261 Oxford Rd Illovo, Sandton).
Norway: A polling station in Oslo (Oslo embassy building). Those registered on the lists of Oslo, Reykjavik, Bergen, Trondheim will vote.
The Netherlands: 6 polling stations are installed in The Hague (2), Amsterdam (2), Rotterdam and Eindhoven (see table below for more details).
Hungary: A polling station in Budapest (Budapest Embassy Building Szegfu utca 3). People registered on the lists of Budapest, Zagreb, Bratislava, Ljubljana will vote in this polling station.
Poland: A polling station will be set up in Warsaw (Warsaw Embassy building).
Portugal: A polling station in the Lisbon Embassy building.
Romania: A polling station in Bucharest. People registered on the electoral lists of Bucharest and Iași will vote there.
Saudi Arabia: A voting center is being set up in Riyadh (Embassy Building Riyadh 8454 Abdullah Alsahmi St), where people registered on the lists of Riyadh, Kuwait, Jeddah will vote.
Singapore: A polling station, in the offices of the Embassy of Singapore (Goldbell Towers 47 Scotts Road). Those registered on the lists of Singapore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bagok and Manila will vote there.
Sweden: Three polling stations in Stockholm (Embassy of Stockholm, Kommendorsgatan 16), Malmö (Unpaid Consulate Malmö, Haltegelvagen 9), Gothenburg (Gothenburg Greek Community, Wadkopingsgatan 2).
Czech Republic: A polling station in Prague (building of the Embassy of Prague, consular office). Those registered on the lists of Prague, Brno, Pardubice will vote.
Türkiye: An electoral center is being set up in Istanbul (Consulate General Sismanoglio Megarou, Istiklal Cad 60). People registered on the electoral lists of Istanbul, Yerevan, Tbilisi, New Sultan, Ankara and Izmir will vote there.
Finland: A polling station in Helsinki (Offices of the Embassy of Helsinki, Kruununhaka Maneesikatu 2A).
Consult the details of the overseas constituencies that will apply to the 2023 legislative elections: