ND doubles down on tax as leaders target weak spots on electoral mapPoliticsGreek Politics
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 numbersPoliticsGreek Politics
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 majorityPoliticsGreek Politics
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 electionsPoliticsGreek Politics
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 PASOKPoliticsGreek Politics
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 partyPoliticsGreek Politics
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.
Mitsotakis sticks with stability mantra as SYRIZA looks for new approachPoliticsGreek Politics
Kyriakos Mitsotakis is sticking to the formula that won him a landslide victory in the May 21 elections, hoping that this will drive New Democracy to a clear majority in the second vote on June 25.
Tsipras identifies failings, tries to rally SYRIZA as Androulakis attempts to tread own pathPoliticsGreek Politics
The caretaker government, under the premiership of senior judge Ioannis Sarmas, that will guide Greece to the June 25 elections was due to be sworn in on Friday but most of the attention was on the opposition parties’ efforts to ensure that New Democracy does not enjoy another landslide victory next month.
Parties face up to victory and defeat in preparation for fresh electionsPoliticsGreek Politics
The campaign season has kicked off anew in Greece, with political parties still digesting the surprise result of polls on Sunday, which gave the outgoing administration of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis a commanding lead but failed to produce a new government.
Fresh elections on the cards as SYRIZA reluctantly confronts full scale of defeatPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece is headed for a re-run of last Sunday’s elections after the two main parties turned down the opportunity to start coalition talks.