Hopes of big three hinge on different goals

New Democracy, SYRIZA and PASOK closed the election race on Friday with different goals in view of Sunday's ballot.

For conservative ND, the main goal is to secure a comfortable outright majority in the region of 158 seats. It believes that the votes of young people and voters who live in areas other than their constituencies are key to achieving this.

On the other hand, for SYRIZA, the crucial aim for the developments that will ensue on the expected difficult day after is the maintenance or not of a percentage above 20%. For PASOK, the goal in view of Sunday's contest is to continue its upward course through the bolstering of the numbers of voters who supported it in the first elections in May. ​​​​​​

Speaking to Skai on Friday, ND leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed that people must vote as the result is not a foregone conclusion.

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