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SYRIZA Still in the Lead Over New Democracy in New Poll

poll_GreeceAccording to a new poll on voting intent, 23.7% of respondents said they would vote for SYRIZA over New Democracy’s 18.8%. “To Potami” came third with 6.1%, followed by the Greek Communist Party with 4.9%, Golden Dawn with 4.5% and junior ruling coalition member PASOK with 3.4%, same as Independent Greeks. Popular Orthodox Rally, which is not currently represented in Parliament, got 2%.
Another 9.2% said they would vote for some other party, 17.7% said were undecided or did not want to respond and 5.2% said they will not vote.
Asked whether they believed this Parliament would be able to select a new President of the Hellenic Republic — which requires a majority of 180 MPs — 58% of respondents said a majority would not be reached, while 33% said it would and another 9% polled “I don’t know/Will not answer.”
Asked for choice of Prime Minister, 32% said Greece’s current PM Antonis Samaras is best suited for the job, as opposed to 18% for SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras. A whopping 36% said “none.”
The poll was conducted from October 6 to 10. In Metron Analysis’ last poll (September 8-10) SYRIZA was leading with 2.6 percentage points.
(source: ana-mpa)

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