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Editorial: The message of Parliament and lost credibility

Suddenly an unexpected sense of political civilisation appears to be prevailing, at least in Parliament.

After the polarised political climate of the political campaign, with its divisive cries, one saw a climate of fundamental consensus in the election of Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas.

New Democracy wins in landslide, Mitsotakis to be sworn in as PM tomorrow

New Democracy has garnered a solid parliamentary majority according to exit polls that give Greece's conservative party a landslide 12 percentage point lead over left-wing SYRIZA.

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to be sworn in as Prime Minister by President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential Mansion at 1pm tomorrow, 8 July.

First official projections put ND at 39.8 pct, SYRIZA at 31.6 pct

Official election projections in Greece show opposition New Democracy party winning 39.8 percent of the vote compared to SYRIZA's 31. percent.
Projections by Singular Logic, the Greek tech firm tasked with vote tallying, showed center-left Movement for Change (KINAL) at 8.3 percent, the Greek Communist Party at 5.3 percent, Greek Solution at 3.7 percent and MeRA25 at 3.4 percent.

ND projected to achieve double-digit win over SYRIZA, according to final exit poll

Greece's New Democracy opposition was predicted to achieve a double-digit victory over SYRIZA leftists in Sunday's snap election, according to the final results of a joint exit poll by five private TV stations.

New Democracy was on course to win 38.5-41.5 percent of the vote, the exit poll showed while SYRIZA would trail with 27-30 percent in second place.

Pulse poll gives New Democracy 8-point lead and a clear majority

Opposition New Democracy is seen winning Sunday's election by at least 8 percentage points over ruling SYRIZA and clinching a clear majority with between 155 and 159 seats in Greece's 300-seat house, according to a public opinion poll by Pulse for Skai TV, released on Thursday.

New European summit puts Greek politicians' TV debate on back burner

A decision by European leaders to meet on June 30 after failing on Thursday to agree on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs is threatening to derail plans for a television debate in Greece between the main politicians who will be battling for the top job in Athens on July 7.