A Reform Long Overdue: Voting Rights for Greek Citizens Abroad

(Photo by Eurokinissi/Sotiris Dimitropoulos)

Another electoral contest was held in Greece with the Hellenic Diaspora unfairly disqualified. Unlike the United States, practically all the other nations of Europe, and many other countries around the world, the Hellenic Republic does not afford its citizens the ability to vote while outside of the country. While people from all across the globe can exercise their democratic rights via absentee ballots, at polling stations set up in the cities and consulates where they live, and perhaps even via …

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