An opinion poll shows that the gap between New Democracy (ND), the leading party in Greece’s ruling coalition, and main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) has narrowed to 1.9 pct.
According to a nationwide opinion poll conducted by Interview on behalf of northern Greece’s Vergina TV on January 9 and 11 on a sample of 1,000 people, SYRIZA remained in the lead, with 28.3 pct of voters saying they intend to vote for the party, followed by ND with 26.4 pct, To Potami 5.5 pct, Golden Dawn (GD) 5.1 pct, Communist Party (KKE) and PASOK 4.1 pct each, newly-founded Movement of Democratic Socialists (KIDISO) 2 pct, Independent Greeks (ANEL) 1.7 pct and Democratic Left (DIMAR) 0.2 pct.
According to the same poll, 55 pct of those asked said that they think that the scenario of Greece’s exit from the eurozone is more likely under a SYRIZA-led government and less likely under a ND-led government (10 pct).
Also, 41 pct of those polled believe that Prime Minister Antonis Samaras can negotiate better with the country’s lenders than SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras (32 pct).
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Source: The National Herald
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