Restrictive leaders' debate produces little to move election needle

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Elections, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA, Tsipras

Wednesday night’s leaders’ debate did not seem to produce any surprises of the kind that could greatly affect the outcome of the May 21 elections, which New Democracy is on course to win, according to all opinion polls.

The restrictive format of the televised debate, which involved the leaders of the six parliamentary parties facing questions from six journalists on six themes with limited time for each answer was not conducive to a lively discussion. The leaders mostl...

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