Wednesday October 22, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
24o C
11o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Poll gives leftists narrow lead over ND, though not in general election scenario

SYRIZA is half a percentage point ahead of New Democracy in terms of popularity ahead of the May 25 European elections, though the conservatives are 1.4 percent more likely to get reelected if general elections were being held now, a poll by GPO conducted on behalf of Mega television channel showed on Tuesday.

The survey of citizen's voting intentions, carried out between May 8-12, gave the leftist opposition 21.5 percent over New Democracy's 21 percent for the upcoming elections for European Parliament. New arrival To Potami (The River) polled third at 8.5 percent, followed by neo-fascist Golden Dawn at 7.5 percent and the Greek Communist Party (KKE) at 7 percent. The Olive Tree alliance, which represents junior government coalition partner PASOK, polled at 6 percent, followed by Independent Greeks (3.7 pct) and Democratic Left (3 pct). Nearly 14 percent of respondents (13.8 pct) said they remain undecided about who would get their ballot.

However, as to the question of who respondents would vote for if general elections were called, the lead went to the conservatives with 24.5 percent over SYRIZA's 23.1 percent. KKE came third with 7.2 percent, while The River came close to Golden Dawn with 7 percent and 6.9 percent respectively. The Olive Tree fared slightly worse at 5.9 percent, and Independent Greeks and Democratic Left did slightly better at 4 and 2.8 percent respectively. The number of undecided voters stood at 12.1 percent.

ekathimerini.com , Tuesday May 13, 2014 (12:13)  
Archaeologists find missing head of Amphipolis sphinx
Coalition leaders prepare for troika amid sour mood
Parties at odds over university ID checks
At Defense Ministry, Tsipras assures policy continuity
Credit sector officials sleeping easy ahead of stress test results
Analysts, investment banks and institutional investors appear optimistic regarding the results of the European Central Bank stress tests on local lenders, which has been mirrored in the perf...
Certainty on primary surplus target
The state budget’s primary surplus beat expectations by almost a billion euros in the first nine months of the year, General Accounting Office data confirmed on Tuesday, but tax revenues and...
Inside Business
BASKETBALL
PAOK fans stop coach Markopoulos´s move to Olympiakos
Olympiakos is once again in the lookout for a new coach after the refusal of PAOK to release Soulis Markopoulos, while Panathinaikos defeated Kolossos on Rhodes on Monday to become the only ...
BASKETBALL
Reds lose to Nea Kifissia, search for new coach
Nea Kifissia recorded the biggest win of its short history in the top flight defeating Olympiakos 68-67 on Sunday, in a Basket League weekend marred by the abandonment of the Thessaloniki de...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
The ECB collateral for Greece must be lowered to 5 pct
According to recent reports, the European Central Bank plans to reduce the “57 percent penalty,” that is the discount applied to almost all Greek government bonds (GGBs) held as collateral b...
INTERVIEW
The past, present and future of the Greek debt crisis
For a decade, until mid-2012, Josef Ackermann was the CEO at Deutsche Bank. It was a position that earned him the nickname “shadow chancellor” of Germany and allowed him to play a decisive r...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Credit sector officials sleeping easy ahead of stress test results
2. Certainty on primary surplus target
3. Feverish talks on payment plan proposals
4. TUI promises even more tourists
5. Archaeologists find missing head of Amphipolis sphinx
6. Coalition leaders prepare for troika amid sour mood
more news
Today
This Week
1. The past, present and future of the Greek debt crisis
2. Gang importing heroin into Greece busted
3. Self-opposing coalition
4. Greece said to seek tailor-made plan for bailout exit
5. Gutsy rectors
6. Applications for heating oil subsidy set to start
Today
This Week
1. Possible third figure in Amphipolis mosaic may be uncovered shortly
2. Istanbul skyscraper casts shadow over Greece's banking ambitions
3. Coalition shooting itself in the foot
4. GPO poll gives SYRIZA clear lead over New Democracy
5. Samaras’s crumbling Greek exit lacks backing from economists
6. Greece must stick to reforms, says Schaeuble
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.