Two Distinguished Greek-Americans on Greek Ballot
Demetris TsakasNEW YORK – Two prominent members of the Greek-American community have been placed on the at-large election lists of the New Democracy (ND) and PASOK parties. On April 24 it was announced that entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. Sotirios Vahaviolos will appear on the ND ballot and the distinguished professor Dr. Theodore Kariotis of the University of Maryland will be on the PASOK list. A close look at the at-large lists of PASOK, ND, and the Democratic Alliance will reveal they are generality composed of distinguished men and women of science, literature, and other fields. They are not elected directly by residents of electoral districts, but are chosen according to a formula based on the number of votes their parties receive nationally.
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