New Democracy broadens attack on SYRIZA to include migration, national issuesPoliticsForeign Policy
After spending the first few days of this briefest of elections campaigns focussing on SYRIZA’s possible threat to Greece’s position in the euro, New Democracy now appears to be broadening the agenda of issues it is using to try to eat away at the leftists party’s lead.
New Democracy hopes to celebrate 40th anniversary with rallying callPoliticsGreek Politics
The 40th anniversary of New Democracy’s founding is approaching and the party’s leadership is hoping it can use the moment as a rallying point for the increasingly despondent conservatives.
New Democracy risks losing moderates with move for right-wing alliancePoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy’s attempt to form a broad right-wing alliance designed to prevent SYRIZA winning the next elections has had a mixed response so far but the most important reaction could yet be the one from within the party itself.
Karatzaferis offers to boost New Democracy's right wing with LAOS alliancePoliticsGreek Politics
Whether Greece heads to snap elections or not in the next few months, the pre-election jostling for positions and formation of alliances is well underway.
As SYRIZA looks towards centre, will New Democracy turn to its right?PoliticsGreek Politics
Greece’s parties are still digesting the results of the European Parliament and local elections but the first signs of the political strategies that New Democracy and SYRIZA will adopt over the months to come are beginning to emerge.
Elections results present fresh challenges for SYRIZA and New DemocracyPoliticsGreek Politics
The final results from Sunday’s European Parliament elections confirmed that SYRIZA gained a victory of 3.9 percentage points over New Democracy but the outcome of the ballot left both parties to think about in the weeks ahead.
New Democracy and SYRIZA neck and neck for EP vote but PASOK adriftPoliticsGreek Politics
Opinion polls over the last few days suggest that the result of the European Parliament elections in Greece on May 25 is still fairly finely balanced, with SYRIZA and New Democracy jostling for the lead but with PASOK struggling.
New Democracy and SYRIZA draw battle lines for European electionsPoliticsGreek Politics
New Democracy and SYRIZA, the two parties that will contest first place in the European Parliament elections on May 25, have announced their candidates and set out their campaign strategies for the crucial electoral race.
New Democracy and SYRIZA on campaign footing but for how many elections?PoliticsGreek Politics
There was a marked rise this week in the intensity of the rhetoric from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, confirming that Greece has entered a pre-election phase. The only question is how many times Greeks will go to the ballot box this year.
Polls give New Democracy wafer-thin lead over SYRIZAPoliticsGreek Politics
Two new opinion polls were made public late on Monday night. Both put New Democracy narrowly ahead of SYRIZA and had Golden Dawn as Greece’s third biggest party, reaffirming the figures that have been seen in the past few days from other surveys.