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Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Greece

Marxist-Leninst Communist Party of Greece
Μαρξιστικό-Λενινιστικό Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας
Founded 1976
Preceded by Organisation of Marxists–Leninists of Greece
Newspaper Laikos Dromos
Ideology Communism,
Marxism–Leninism,
Maoism,
Anti-Revisionism
Political position Far-left
Colours Red
Parliament
European Parliament
Regions [1]
Website
http://www.m-lkke.gr
Politics of Greece
Political parties
Elections

The Marxist–Leninist Communist Party of Greece better known by its acronym M-L KKE (Greek: Μ-Λ Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας, Marxistiko-Leninistiko Kommunistiko Komma Elladas), is an Anti-Revisionist Marxist-Leninist and Maoist, communist political party in Greece.

M-L KKE, originates in the Organisation of Marxists-Leninists of Greece that split away from the Communist Party of Greece in 1964 supporting the political beliefs of Mao Zedong. Its logo is made of the letters M-L KKE over a hammer and sickle.

In the legislative election of 2000, M-L KKE and A/synechia participated together, receiving 5,866 votes. In the legislative election of 2004, M-L KKE participated alone, receiving 4,846 votes. In the legislative election of 2007, M-L KKE received 8,088 votes (0.11%).

Newspaper

M-L KKE publishes the "Laikos Dromos" (Greek: Λαϊκός Δρόμος), a biweekly newspaper.

Electoral results

Results since 1993
(year links to election page)
Year Type of Election Votes % Mandates
1993
Legislative
1,817
0.03
0
1994
European
9,639
0.15
0
1999
European
16,782
0.26
0
2000
Legislative
5,8661
0.09
0
2004
Legislative
4,846
0.1
0
2004
European
21,220
0.35
0
2007
Legislative
8,088
0.11
0
2009
European
13,142
0.26
0
2009
Legislative
5,506
0.08
0
May 2012
Legislative
16,033 2
0.25
0
June 2012
Legislative
7,648 2
0.12
0

1 Participated in a coalition called Aristera! - M-LKKE with A/synechia

2 In a coalition with the Communist Party of Greece (Marxist–Leninist)

See also

References

External links

  • M-L KKE page
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