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Disy to hold elections for key party positions

File photo: Disy leader Annita Demetriou

Opposition party Disy will be holding its second round of elections on Saturday to select their three vice-presidents of the party and the one deputy party leader as well as the local political reps.

Two months ago, house speaker Annita Demetriou was elected as the new party leader, following Averof Neophytou’s resignation after the election loss in January.

Disy party members will now be heading to the polls to vote for the new vice-presidents of the party and the new deputy leader.

The seven candidates for vice-president are: Onisiforos Iordanou, George Karoullas, Xenia Constantinou, Michalis Michael, Savia Orphanidou, Marios Pelekanos, and Fotini Tsiridou.

Meanwhile, the position of deputy leader will be sought by Michalis Sophocleous, Sotiris Sampson, and Efthymios Diplaros.

The election of the deputy leader will be conducted by a separate ballot. Each member is entitled to vote for one candidate.

The election of the three vice-presidents will be done by a single ballot, and for the vote to be valid, each member is entitled to vote for two or three candidates. A ballot with less than 2 votes or more than 3 is considered invalid, the party said.

The voting for the 25 members of the political office is done through a single election in which each member is entitled to vote for 13 to 25 candidates. A ballot with less than 13 or more than 25 votes is considered invalid.

According to the announcement from Disy, party members can find out where they are voting or change their polling station through their personal portal Each member is entitled to vote in any polling station. The electronic change of the polling station is not mandatory. The change can also be made on the spot. They can also find all polling stations as well as all candidates at

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