Mitsotakis clinches big majority in second election, but small parties could complicate matters

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

Kyriakos Mitsotakis was re-elected as Prime Minister with a convincing win on Sunday as his party kept up its impressive showing in the May 21 elections by taking an estimated 40.5 pct of the vote and winning a comfortable majority of seven seats in the 300-seat Greek Parliament, according to the first official projections.

By contrast, main opposition party SYRIZA saw its support dwindle even further compared to last month, dropping below the 20.1 pct the left-wing grouping gained a few weeks ago, to a projected 17.9 pct (48 seats). The result makes it more difficult for ...

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