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  • Preparations for local elections expose SYRIZA weakness

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    SYRIZA stole a march on its political opponents recently by naming its candidates for May’s local elections ahead of rival parties but the move is threatening to backfire due to controversy over some of the appointments.

  • Polls turn in SYRIZA’s favour but also show that doubts persists

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Two opinion polls on Sunday gave SYRIZA a lead over New Democracy, making it four surveys in a week that have placed the leftists in pole position with four months left until Greeks vote in local and European Parliament elections.

  • New Democracy and SYRIZA on campaign footing but for how many elections?

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    There was a marked rise this week in the intensity of the rhetoric from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, confirming that Greece has entered a pre-election phase. The only question is how many times Greeks will go to the ballot box this year.

  • Photo by Harry van Versendaal DIMAR faces struggle to survive in 2014, a year of elections

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The New Year has at least two elections in store (local and European) for Greece, while the possibility of a third ballot (national) cannot be ruled out. In these circumstances, the role of Greece’s smaller parties – the ones that could act as future coalition partners – is crucial.

  • Photo by Harry van Versendaal Coalition wins crucial votes but at a price as SYRIZA leads polls

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Greece’s fragile coalition survived two tense votes in Parliament on Saturday to close out a particularly challenging year but did so in the knowledge that the respite it can enjouy will be brief. A year that is likely to be even tougher lies ahead.

  • Polls give New Democracy wafer-thin lead over SYRIZA

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    Two new opinion polls were made public late on Monday night. Both put New Democracy narrowly ahead of SYRIZA and had Golden Dawn as Greece’s third biggest party, reaffirming the figures that have been seen in the past few days from other surveys.

  • If Golden Dawn MPs quit Parliament, would Greece go to elections? It's complicated

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The government’s clampdown on Golden Dawn after the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas by one of its supporters has prompted speculation that the neofascist party might try to get even with the mainstream parties. It has been suggested that this could lead the party’s 18 MPs to resign en masse, creating confusion in Parliament and possibly trigger national elections.

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