Centrists Union

Opposition Parties React Scathingly to Tsipras' Speech in Thessaloniki

Opposition parties reacted strongly to the keynote speech Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gave on Saturday at the opening of the Thessaloniki International Fair. All parties accused Tsipras of promising things that he can not deliver and commented on his...

Centrists Union Leader Accuses Polling Firm of Asking Him for Bribe

Centrists Union chief Vassilis Leventis said that an employee of a well-known polling company approached him asking for money in order to show higher percentages for his party. Speaking on Ant1 television on Monday morning, the centrist party president said...

Greece's Opposition Parties React to Electoral Law Change Proposal

The Greek government's proposal for the change of the electoral law tabled in parliament has been met with negative reactions from the main opposition and mixed response from the remaining parties. The main electoral law amendments are the abolition of...

New Exit Poll Shows ND Lead

According to a new poll by Metron Analysis, New Democracy (ND) has a 4.3% unit lead ahead of SYRIZA. More specifically, ND canvasses 23.7% whereas SYRIZA holds a lower 19.4%. Other parties that follow are KKE with 4.7%, Democratic Alignment...

Centrists Union Leader Steals Show in Parliament During Pension System Talk

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to resign and form an all-party government during his speech on security fund reforms. Leventis' colorful language and straightforward talk made his 30-minute speech in parliament viral, while it...

Centrists Union Chief: 'Potami MP Approached Me to Topple Gov't'

President of Centrists Union Vassilis Leventis revealed on Tuesday that a Potami MP approached him and suggested that they topple the SYRIZA-ANEL government. Leventis was on Ant1 television on Tuesday morning and said that before the controversial vote on civil...

Greece's Political Leaders to Meet on Saturday to Discuss Pressing Issues

  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a meeting of party leaders on Saturday at noon to discuss pressing issues ahead of the vote in parliament of the reforms required by the bailout program. Party leaders have reluctantly accepted to...

Greek Parliament Approves Omnibus Bill of Prior Actions

The Greek Parliament passed with 153 votes of the ruling SYRIZA-ANEL coalition the omnibus bill of the second package of prior actions required by the bailout program. The vote was conducted by roll-call, as requested by New Democracy. One SYRIZA...

Vassilis Leventis: The Centrist Who Gets in Greek Parliament After 30 Years of Struggle

Vassilis Leventis, leader of the Centrists Union, has been a cult figure in Greek politics for the past 30 years. However, amid his so-called prophecies, denouncements and accusations against the political establishment, he spoke many truths that were very...

Greek Elections Final Exit Poll: Greeks Give SYRIZA a Clear Win Over New Democracy [Update]

The final results of the joint exit poll by five different research companies show leftist SYRIZA is a clear winner over conservative New Democracy. The exit polls show SYRIZA getting 33-35 percent of the vote with New Democracy trailing...