Leaders hit campaign trail as ratings remain finely balanced
As party leaders hit the campaign trail in search of votes ahead of the May 21 elections, the latest opinion poll to be published during March indicates that the result of the ballot still remains in the balance.
Mitsotakis revives spectre of political instability as polls show ND lead diminished
With elections due on May 21 and the gap between the two main parties narrower than at any time in New Democracy’s four-year term, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set in motion the campaign which he hopes will win back voters.
Parties give first hint of strategies in reaction to poll announcement
Political parties in Greece kicked into full election mode after the prime minister announced that he plans to go to the polls on May 21.
Mitsotakis sets May 21 election date, eyes opposition MPs as potential allies
Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that elections will take place on May 21, just hours after he indicated publicly what his preferred option would be if New Democracy does not manage to win a parliamentary majority at the upcoming elections.
In search of majority, PM looks to bring back wavering voters
Opinion polls suggest that the upcoming elections, which most observers expect to be held on May 21, will result in a deadlock but Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hopes that they could act a springboard for New Democracy to secure an outright majority in a second ballot a few weeks later, possibly on July 2.
Improving mood in Greek-Turkish ties visible in words and deeds
The apparent change in the mood between Athens and Ankara was emphasised on Saturday, when Greece celebrated its Independence Day.
Complexities of post-election cooperation laid bare
New Democracy has rejected the suggestion that should it not gain an outright majority, PASOK will be able to determine who will be Prime Minister if the centre-left party teams up with the ruling conservatives to form a coalition.
PASOK's Androulakis eyes kingmaker role as margin between main players shrinks
With opinion polls showing no clear winner in the upcoming elections, the leader of Greece’s third largest political party set out his terms lending support in a potential coalition government.
PM targets elections in May as polls show outcome is finely balanced
With his party continuing to experience a dip in the opinion polls, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis seems to have ended speculation that elections will take place at the end of the government’s four-year term, in early July.
ND poll losses reignite discussions of post-election coalition
Persistently negative poll figures in the aftermath of the deadly Tempe rail accident are forcing New Democracy officials to acknowledge the prospect of a coalition with one of the opposition parties after the upcoming elections.