Mitsotakis seeks to banish health system concerns with reform pledge, candidate removal
Kyriakos Mitsotakis has stated that reforming Greece’s health service will be one of his main goals should New Democracy return to power for a second four-year term, but his party has encountered some rare turbulence over this issue.
SYRIZA attempts election reboot through new manifesto
In an attempt to reboot its election drive, SYRIZA presented its revised manifesto to voters on Wednesday, which was immediately dismissed by New Democracy as lacking any useful ideas about how to grow the Greek economy.
Athens assesses new Turkish government, potential impact on imminent drive for fresh talks
Athens is assessing Turkey’s new cabinet named last Saturday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he extended his two-decade rule following victory in last month’s elections.
Mitsotakis bids to hold on to voters with loose allegiance to ND
Kyriakos Mitsotakis is not letting up in his bid to convince Greeks to give him and his New Democracy party a clear majority in the upcoming elections and is exerting significant pressure on PASOK, which is hoping to scoop up some of the votes that went to the conservatives in the May 21 vote.
ND doubles down on tax as leaders target weak spots on electoral map
Tax remained at the top of the election agenda after social media posts by senior ND figures provoked outraged reactions from the parties of the opposition.
Mitsotakis not taking majority for granted despite encouraging poll numbers
Kyriakos Mitsotakis is keeping up the pressure on Greek voters to give him a handsome majority on June 25 by arguing that any other result is likely to lead to third elections, even though opinion polls continue to suggest that there is little danger of New Democracy not gaining more than 150 seats in Parliament.
Opinion poll offers Mitsotakis encouragement in quest for majority
The latest opinion poll to be published since the May 21 elections has provided New Democracy with further encouragement that it is on the right track and that a parliamentary majority is in sight on June 25.
Tax policy propelled to top of agenda for second elections
Tax policy has suddenly become a hot topic in the Greek elections, as New Democracy turns its fire on PASOK’s economic programme.
ND raises tax concerns in bid to prevent voters moving to PASOK
As a fresh election campaign gets underway, New Democracy is turning much of its fire on PASOK, hoping that it will prevent centrist voters from switching their support from the conservatives to the centre-left party for the second vote on June 25.
ND aims to see off threat from right, with focus on fringe religious party
The surprise performance of smaller parties in the May 21 elections has New Democracy worried about the potential for a dilution of the vote in the upcoming re-rerun scheduled in a month’s time.