At that time Greece had just been liberated completely from Turkey. Back then things were pretty tough for a person to be left oriented. The attacks, especially from nationalists were repetitive, and there was no left political party in Greece. However, some days later the “Workers Party” was created by some foreign citizens and many lefties saw it as their political home.
At the same time a group of communists and other radical left people was created which was later called EAM. This group decided to be a part of Workers Party which was afterwards renamed to Enosi Dimokratikis Aristeras (EDA). El Gatos was one of the few who was involved in both EAM and EDA.
El Gatos was elected congressman with EDA at November 2009. He was fighting for peace with Turkey, greater democracy, change of the electoral system from federal to proportional, separation real life an game.
The day 757 El Gatos resigned his congress seat and left EDA. The reasons were the new party president's beliefs for the party. Beliefs that turned the party away of left ideas. El Gatos joined(LSP) and keeps fighting for left ideas.
At January 2010 LSP choose El Gatos to run for country President where he ended 3rd, couple of votes behind 1st and 2nd. He was also elected congress member.
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