Mitsotakis insists on no early elections, accusing opposition of sowing divisionPoliticsGreek Politics
The ongoing speculation about early elections took another twist on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis repeatedly asserted in Parliament that he intended to exhaust his term in office.
Turkey climbs up agenda as snap election expectations growPoliticsGreek Politics
Although there were no signs on Wednesday of Greece and Turkey being at loggerheads at the NATO summit in Madrid, concern among voters about relations between Athens and Ankara appears to have shot up since last month, according to a new opinion poll.
Parties get into campaign mode as ND mulls possible election datesPoliticsGreek Politics
The prospect of early elections is taking on more concrete form, as the government’s calculus around the timing of polls comes into focus.
Govt lines up new handouts to fight inflation as SYRIZA moves to election footingPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is unfurling more voter-friendly measures in a bid to counter the impact of the cost-of-living crisis as SYRIZA is moving towards an election footing, reflecting the growing feeling that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is likely to call snap polls in the coming weeks.
PM eyes pre-election prize as enhanced surveillance draws to conclusionPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece’s imminent exit from the enhanced surveillance regime that followed its three adjustment programmes was confirmed on Thursday, providing the government with another “selling point” it could use on the path to the next elections.
Turkish truculence added to factors being considered as PM weighs up snap pollsPoliticsGreek Politics
The ratcheting up of tension between Greece and Turkey has given the ongoing speculation about Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis calling snap elections this autumn an added dimension.
Tsipras talks up prospects of snap electionsPoliticsGreek Politics
Alexis Tsipras has added to the ongoing speculation about snap polls in the autumn by indicating that he believes Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is preparing to call a general election several months ahead of schedule.
Parties balanced finely as build-up to next elections gathers pacePoliticsGreek Politics
As speculation continues about the timing of the next elections, opinion polls are still suggesting that there can be no clear winner at the next ballot and that a second vote, under the electoral law passed by the current government, or even a coalition could be needed to form the next administration.
Reshuffle speculation follow snap polls rumours as ND enjoys ratings bouncePoliticsGreek Politics
Despite government officials publicly dismissing the latest round of rumours about snap polls this autumn, the speculation persists as a new week gets underway and has been augmented by suggestions that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis may carry out a cabinet reshuffle in the coming days to prepare his administration for the election campaign.
Speculation about snap polls after summer revived by PM's US tripPoliticsGreek Politics
A strong display by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Washington has revived rumours that he will opt to call elections after the summer rather than wait until the end of his government’s four-year term next year.