Greek main opposition party SYRIZA leads by 4.8% over ruling New Democracy (ND) in voting intention if general elections were held now, according to a weekly opinion poll conducted by Metron Analysis, which was published in “Parapolitika” newspaper on Saturday.
According to the poll results, SYRIZA leads among those questioned with 31.3%, followed by ND with 26.5%, “To Potami” with 10%, the Greek Communist Party (KKE) with 6.1%, Golden Dawn (GD) with 5.8%, PASOK with 5.3%, Independent Greeks (ANEL) with 3.8%, Andarsya with 2.2% and Democratic Left (DIMAR) with 1.6%. Another 4.7% of respondents chose a different party.
Asked which political leader is more suitable for Prime Minister, 35% said Antonis Samaras and 18% chose SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras. PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, ANEL leader Panos Kammenos and GD leader Nikos Michaloliakos all got 2%, whereas 1% chose DIMAR leader Fotis Kouvelis.
A significant 32% answered “nobody,” 3% mentioned another leader and 5% did not respond to the question.