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Electronic Elections on January 2021

Elections (by individual electronic voting)

 

A) Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

List of candidates in respect of:

B) DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

List of candidates: Communication / Doc. 15198

C) SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY

List of candidates: Communication / Doc. 15197

Results of votes

Election of a Judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Greece

  • Members voting: 300
  • Spoilt or blank ballot(s): 24
  • Votes cast: 276
  • Votes for absolute majority: 139

The votes were cast as follows:

  • Mr Ioannis Ktistakis: 145
  • Ms Photini Pazartzis: 89
  • Mr Michail Pikramenos: 42

Mr Ktistakis, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected judge of the European Court of Human Rights for a term of office of nine years which shall commence no later than three months after her/his election.

 

Election of a Judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Switzerland

  • Members voting: 300
  • Spoilt or blank ballot(s): 22
  • Votes cast: 278
  • Votes for absolute majority: 140

The votes were cast as follows:

  • Ms Marianne RYTER: 63
  • Mr Nicolas VON WERDT: 48
  • Mr Andreas ZÜND: 167

Mr Zünd, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected a judge of the European Court of Human Rights for a term of office of nine years which shall commence no later than three months after her/his election.

 

Election of the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

  • Members voting: 300
  • Spoilt or blank ballot(s): 3
  • Votes cast: 297
  • Votes for absolute majority: 149

The votes were cast as follows:

  • Mr Bjørn Berge: 185
  • Ms Leyla Kayacik:  112

Mr Berge, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe for a term of office of five years starting on 1 March 2021 and ending on 28 February 2026.

 

Election of the Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

  • Members voting: 300
  • Spoilt or blank ballot(s): 0
  • Votes cast: 300
  • Votes for absolute majority: 151

The votes were cast as follows:

  • Ms Despina Chatzivassiliou-Tsovilis: 240
  • Mr Wojciech Sawicki: 60

Ms Chatzivassiliou-Tsovilis, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for a term of office of five years starting on 1 March 2021 and ending on 28 February 2026.