The presidential election in Cyprus will happen on 5 February. The president of Cyprus will not be solely the pinnacle of state but in addition represents the nation within the European Council. Centre-right Nicos Anastasiades (DISY-EPP) presently holds the place however will not be allowed to run within the February vote after serving two phrases.
Current polls counsel that the EPP will lose the Cypriot seat within the European Council to centrist impartial Nikos Christodoulides, supported by DIKO (S&D Group within the EU Parliament), EDEK (S&D), KA (a part of the casual EAFD euro social gathering), and DIPA (a part of the liberal ALDE euro social gathering). He’s additionally set to beat DISY candidate Averof Neofytou with a two-third majority in a possible run-off election.
Potential run-off eventualities: