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The National Political Union (Greek: Εθνική Πολιτική Ένωσις (EΠΕΝ), Ethniki Politiki Enosis (EPEN)) was a Greek far-right political party. The party was founded on January 30, 1984 by jailed former junta leader Georgios Papadopoulos.[1] It participated (unsuccessfully) in the 1985 general election. In the 1984 elections to the European Parliament, the party polled 2.3% of the vote, giving it one of the 24 seats held by Greece.

National Political Union

Εθνική Πολιτική Ένωσις
Ethniki Politiki Enosis
FounderGeorgios Papadopoulos
Founded1984
Dissolved1996
Merged intoHellenic Front
IdeologyAnti-communism
Greek nationalism
Militarism
Metaxism
Political positionFar-right
European Parliament groupEuropean Right (1984–1989)

Contents

Members of EPENEdit

Electoral resultsEdit

Results 1996-2000
(year links to election page)
Year Type of Election Votes % Mandates
1984
European Parliament
136,642
2.29%
1
1985
Parliament
37,965
0.6%
0
June 1989
Parliament
21,149
0.3%
0
1989
European
75,877
1.16%
0
1993
Parliament
9,469
0.14%
0
1996
Parliament
16,501
0.24%
0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jailed Greek Dictator Sponsors Rightist Party", New York Times, 30 January 1984.