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Greek Political Party Leaders Respond to Greek Election Results

  SYRIZA emerged as the victorious political party in the Greek elections on Sunday night with 35.5% of the Greek vote and Greece's political party leaders reacted to the result. New Democracy President Evangelos Meimarakis congratulated SYRIZA for their victory during Sunday. The centre-right...

SYRIZA Ready to Form New Greek Government with ANEL: Tsipras Statement

"Tomorrow we will continue the same struggle we started 7 months ago," said SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras after the first results of Greece's latest election,which his party won with 35.5% of the Greek vote, were announced on September 20th. The former Greek...

SYRIZA Emerges Victorious in Greek Elections After Eight Month Wild Ride

SYRIZA has done it again. The Coalition of the Radical left has won its second legislative elections in eight months having garnered approximately 35.5 % of the Greek vote on Sunday. Former Greek Prime Minister and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has almost returned...

ANEL Leader Hints At Greek Coalition Government with SYRIZA

Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos addressed the results of the September 20 Greek elections on Sunday evening after his party secured its presence in the next Greek parliament. "Despite a merciless war our citizens chose us as the country's...

Greek Elections: Official Results Show Clear SYRIZA Victory at 35.5%

The Greek Interior Ministry released the official election results counting almost 70 percent of the vote showing leftist SYRIZA winning the election with 35.5 percent and 145 parliament seats and conservative New Democracy following at 28,2 percent with 75...

How will he lead? New Greek PM Has No Majority Party…So Far

As Greek poll centers have collected thus far about 30% of the vote, former PM Alexis Tsipras' smaller than January SYRIZA party has taken a slight lead over their leading rival Meimarakis' New Democracy. The exit polls show a lead...

What the New Leader of Greece can Learn from Broadway Hip Hop Musical 'Hamilton'

*By William E Nelson What do the new Broadway hip-hop musical “Hamilton” and Greece’s debt crisis have in common? A great deal, actually. “Hamilton,” which opened on August 6th, celebrates the life and public career of one of America's greatest statesmen,...

Greek Election Results Live: Greece Vote 2015 in Real Time

    Click on the info-graphic below to see the results for the September 20th Greek election as they are published in real time by Greece’s Ministry of Interior. Related: See the first exit poll results here

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...

Tsipras: Today, the Greek People Will Give a Mandate of Continuity and Stability

As Greeks lined up Sunday morning to vote, Alexis Tsipras called for stability after casting his ballot. "Today, the Greek people will ... give a mandate of continuity and stability and a strong government with a four-year horizon," Tsipras said....