SYRIZA’s Central Commitee has chosen, according to information, the party’s first candidates for the European elections, after a long process and a vote which lasted until the wee hours.
They chosen candidates are the following ( in alphabetical order):
Collaborating candidates, officials of social institutions:
Akis Archontopoulos, trade unionist in EYATH
Dimitris Barnabas, president of Hospital Doctors
George Katrougalos, Constitutionalist
Stelios Kouloglou, Journalist
Themis Kotsifakis, President of OLME
Kosntantina Kuneva, Unionist
Dimitra Manolis, Syndicalist cleaner
Nick Xidakis. Journalist
Mania Papadimitriou, Actress
Savvas Robolis, INE – GSEE
Saticha Suleiman, Roma activist
Alexandra Christakaki, Fired ERT journalist
Dimitris Christopoulos, Professor in Pantios University
Costas Chrysogonos, Constitutionalist
From the total of 16 non-party candidates in the polls, 14 were elected. Only two were not: the Dean of AUTH John Mylopoulos and the Dean of the University of Ioannina Triantaphyllos Albanis. .
The candidate list is expected to be finalized in the coming days, as objections are raised over several nominations – by the Left platform – such as those of Criton Arsenis, Yannis Varoufakis, Mirsini Zorba or Costas Lapavitsas.
Actor Lakis Lazopoulos’s answer to the proposal for candidacy is expected today.
Mylopoulos – Albanis left outside the list