Opposition New Democracy Leads by More than 10% in Latest Poll

Alexis Tsipras and leader of New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis share a joke

A new poll by pollsters Marc gives a big lead to opposition New Democracy over governing SYRIZA.

The poll published in Proto Thema on Sunday gives New Democracy 29% and SYRIZA 18.9%.

Center-left Movement for Change is in third place with 9.1%, followed by extreme right Golden Dawn with 6.7%.

The Communist Party with 6.4% is in fifth place. No other party scores above the 3% threshold required for representation in the next Greek parliament.

According to the same poll, 81% of respondents do not believe that the era of the bailouts will end in August 2018, as the government insists.