Greek Elections 2019 They showed up by horse and warship in strange

first_imgZz Top – My Head’s In Mississippi (Election remix) pic.twitter.com/f1Xuijw9bc— Τζερμποα (@kagouriki) July 7, 2019 Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Voters across Greece turned up to vote on Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in the post-bailout era. Some went to extreme lengths to get to the ballots despite the heat and distance.VOTING BY WARSHIPVoters of Castellorizo living on the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese were transferred to their remote island on Sunday aboard a Navy warship. The vessel conducted two trips, one in the morning and another in the afternoon. Some 80 voters were transferred to the island to cast their ballots.STOLEN BALLOT BOXThe Greek police rushed to two voting centres in Exarchia after a group of anarchists stormed into these. The group numbered eight to ten people who stormed inside the centres, threatened people and then rushed out stealing one of the ballot boxes and throwing a smoke grenade behind them. They reportedly burnt the ballot box at Exarchia Square.READ MORE: New Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is a scion of one of Greece’s most influential political familiesVOTING BY HORSEOne of the most impressive arrivals to a polling booth was made by Aristidis Tsirikis and Angelos Houndalas who rode all the way to their local station on horseback.THE HOT WEATHERA number of Greeks showed up wearing thongs, holding fans and trying as best they could to deal with the weather. Twitter was on fire with photos showing voting fashions.READ MORE: 158 conservative seats in 300-member Greek Parliament, as voters turn backs on Golden Dawnlast_img

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