The New Democracy party, led by Antonis Samaras, would garner the most votes in Greece’s elections without winning outright victory, according to voter preferences in three polls published today.
Greece’s government hasn’t formally announced a date for the next election. Likely dates include April 29 and May 6. The threshold for entry to Parliament is 3 percent of the vote. The first five political parties are listed in order of rank in the present parliament.
Kappa MRB MARC
Pasok 14.3% 12.1% 13.2% New Democracy (ND) 18.1% 20.3% 17.8% Communist Party (KKE) 8.2% 8.6% 7.5% Laos 3.6% 2.5% 2.5% Syriza (Left Coalition) 6.0% 7.9% 6.0% Democratic Left 4.9% 7.4% 7.3% Independent Greeks 7.2% 7.0% 7.1% Golden Dawn 3.4% 2.6% 2.3% Undecided voters 25.1% 20.5% 28.2%
* Kappa polling company surveyed 1,011 Greeks between March 21 and March 22 with a margin of error of 3.08 percentage points. The poll was published in To Vima newspaper. * MRB polling company surveyed 1,003 Greeks between March 19 and March 20. The poll was published in Real News newspaper. * MARC polling company surveyed 1,012 Greeks between March 19 and March 21. The poll was published in Ethnos newspaper.
To contact the reporters on this story: Maria Petrakis at firstname.lastname@example.org;
To contact the editors responsible for this story: Stephen Foxwell at email@example.com