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Ilias Nikolakopoulos: The “guru” of Greek elections trends dies at 75

The “guru” of Greek election trends, prominent political analyst, scientist and psephologist, Ilias Nikolakopoulos died at the age of 75, while on vacations on the island of Syros. According to media reports, he suffered a heart attack and died while he was swimming at the beach of Achladi early Thursday …

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Greek elections: “Anger” pulls the trigger in the hand of Greek voters

“My anger is stronger than fear Syriza may take the country out from the euro and seize my bank assets,” a friend tells me on Sunday after she cast her vote in favor of the left-wing party. A couple of days ago, Nina, 45, had called me worrying and wondering …

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Greek elections: Last polls SYRIZA 33.5% – ND 26.5%

Left-wing SYRIZA leads with 7% difference ahead of Nea Dimokratia. In one of the last polls published Friday evening, that is two days before the elections, SYRIZA  receives 33.5%, while Nea Dimokratia remains around 26.5%, in another poll SYRIZA is at 33.4% and ND at 26.7%. While the win of …

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Greek elections: Latest polls and estimated seats distributions

Left-wing SYRIZA increases its rates towards conservative Nea Dimokratia in the several polls published five days before the elections on Sunday. The growing rate difference 4%-6.5% is been justified with the rate of former ND-voters (elections 2012) who tend to cast a vote for SYRIZA. Pollsters estimate that 3% of …

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One week before Greek elections: SYRIZA leads in latest polls

One week before the parliamentary elections and left-wing SYRIZA leads in all polls published on Sunday newspapers with difference rate to Nea Dimokratia being 3.1% – 5%. To Potami seems to secure the third position, while Golden Dawn seems to move downwards.  To Kinima, the party of former prime minister …

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Greek elections: much too many wannabe “King-Makers”

Ten days before the elections in Greece and at least four political parties struggle for the third position in voters’ preference. A position that could grant them the title of “King-maker” should SYRIZA be unable to form a majority government. With left-wing SYRIZA securing the lead in all public opinion …

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Dijsselbloem: We will work with winner of Greek elections

The head of the group of eurozone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem  promised Tuesday to work with the winner of the upcoming Greek election, but urged Athens to stick with austerity.  He warned that the current bailout programme must run its course until its end in March, before Greece negotiates its …

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Greek Elections Original: Party-Candidate Votes in Favor of Another Party

The candidate of far-right LAOS in Arcadia, Peloponnese, was angry at leader Giorgos Karatzeferis. So he casted a vote in favor of …extreme-right Chrysi Avgi although his name was in LAOS ballot paper. At May 6 elections candidate Konstantinos Panagakos managed to come second on the area as many voters …

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Eurogroup Teleconference on Greek Elections Night?

 The Finance Ministers of the Eurogroup are allegedly to plan a teleconference immediately after the results of the Greek elections on Sunday night, two EU diplomatic sources told AFP, reports Athens News Agency. “A teleconference Eurogroup meeting is expected to be held after the elections results are known on Sunday, …

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Austrian FinMin: “Greek Elections are De Facto Referendum”

One of Greece “best friends”,  Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter set new rules in the decision -making process of democratic elections. For Greece, not for Austria. “Greek elections are a de facto referendum” said Fekter during an interview with Austrian newspaper Die Presse. “The elections are a de facto referendum on the euro. …

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It is Official: Greek Elections June 17th 2012

It is official. Next Greek elections will take place on June 17th 2012. The Parliament is set to convey again on June 28th, according to a Presidential Degree published on Saturday morning at 9 am. With the Presidential Degree the Parliament is being dissolved. As the elections are considered ‘repeat …

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Next Greek Elections June 17th – Caretaker PM Judge Pikrammenos

President of Council of State, senior judge Panagiotis Pikrammenos is named caretaker Prime Minister, assigned to lead the country to fresh elections on June 17th 2012. The decision was taken by the president after political leaders failed anew to agree on a political person during a meeting on Wednesday noon. …

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Survey After Greek Elections: SYRIZA 23.8%, ND 17.4%, PASOK….

Impressive is the increased support for left-wing SYRIZA even after the May-6 general elections. According to MARC public opinion survey conducted for ALPHA TV between May 8-9, while party leader Alexis Tsipras was assigned with the mandate to form a government, the respondent replied to the question about their voting intentions: SURVEY May …

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Greek Elections 2012: Final Results 100.00%

  Greek Elections 2012 – Here are the final results according  to Interior Ministry and voting processing system Singular Logic. The results refer to 100.oo% counting of the votes. From the 9,949,401 registered voters only 65,10% casted their votes. This has to do also with the fact the voters’ lists include those living abroad, …

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Greek Elections 2012: Results as 99.10% of Votes Counted

With an unprecedented power angry and frustrated voters overturned the Greek political system right from the grounds. The results are not only a slap in the face of the bipartisanship of conservative Nea Democratia and socialist PASOK. It is also a strong message against the hardships of the Memorandum of Understanding, …

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Greek Elections 2012: IMF/EU Warn Next Government

Officials from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that Greece must adhere strictly to its austerity program–that includes taking new measures in June–signaling that there was little room for a new Greek government to renegotiate the country’s bailout terms. Instead, more than 60% of the popular …

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