Announcement For Community Voters

Please be informed that in the municipal elections of May 2019, the citizens of the European Union Member States residing in our country and registered in the special electoral lists of their City of Residence may exercise the right to vote and stand as a candidate, without the condition of acquiring them.

In addition, the citizens of the European Union, if they so wish, acquire the right to stand for the offices of the mayor, of the municipal councilor and of the member of the regional council.

In the European elections, citizens of the Union can exercise their political rights either in the Member State of origin or in the Member State of residence. It is not allowed to vote more than once in the same election. In the special case that European citizens will choose to vote a party or candidate of their home Member State Should address themselves to the embassy or consulate of their country in Greece.  The deadline for registration the special lists expire 28 February 2019.

For the registration in the special lists of the Municipality of Paros, the citizens of the Union residing within the boundaries of the Municipality of Paros are required to come to the municipal office of the Municipality of Paros in order to fill in the relevant registration application form, presenting a) valid identity card or passport and b) a proof of domicile or even temporary accommodation at the boundaries of the Municipality of Paros (this is usually the telephone bill of the standard line, the electricity bill etc).

We note that the Community voters, who are already registered in the special electoral register of citizens of the European Union of our municipality, can exercise their right to vote in the regional elections as well.

The relevant legislation and the application for a declaration of a Community voter are available on the official website of the Municipality of Paros http://dimos.paros.gr/. While the application form - declaration of a Community voter can be obtained from the Municipal office of the Municipality of Paros, daily from 08:00 to 13:00.

Information:

Municipality of Paros Municipal Office, Telephone: 2284360108.

Relevant documents:

1) Ministry of Interior document protocol No. 53838/04 - 10 - 2018.

2) The Ministry of Interior's circular No. 38 (protocol number 77029 / 24-12-2018).

Attachments (available at the Municipal Office):

1) Application-Declaration of a Community voter

2) The Ministry of Interior's circular No. 38 (protocol number 77029 / 24-12-2018).