In search of majority, PM looks to bring back wavering votersPoliticsGreek Politics
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.
Complexities of post-election cooperation laid barePoliticsGreek Politics
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 shrinksPoliticsGreek Politics
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 balancedPoliticsGreek Politics
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 coalitionPoliticsGreek Politics
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.
Mitsotakis targets public sector malaise as MPs scrutinise railway safetyPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is seeking to portray himself as the most suitable leader to make the changes necessary to overhaul the public administration so that failures like the ones that contributed to the fatal train crash at Tempe do not occur again.
ND's opinion poll decline thrusts PASOK back into spotlightPoliticsGreek Politics
Another opinion poll indicating a substantial drop in support for New Democracy was published on Tuesday night as the role that could be played by centre-left PASOK in the upcoming elections comes under greater scrutiny.
ND suffers ratings blow after train crash, hopes time is on its sidePoliticsGreek Politics
The first opinion poll since last week’s deadly train crash suggests that support for New Democracy has declined, raising questions about whether the ruling centre-right party can win an outright majority in the upcoming elections, even after being awarded a 50-seat bonus in a second vote.
PM scrambles to rein in political fallout as deadly crash threatens to upend election contestPoliticsGreek Politics
As anger over Tuesday’s deadly train collision dominates the front pages of the national papers, the search for the causes behind the accident has supplanted speculation over elections at the top of the political agenda.
Polls indicated support for two main parties growing as start of elections marathon loomsPoliticsGreek Politics
It is widely believed that there are just two weeks of parliamentary activity left before the House is dissolved so that elections can be held on April 9, prompting an ever-growing focus on what opinion polls suggest is likely to happen in the coming weeks.