New Democracy party

Poll: ND continues to dominate voting intentions

The ruling New Democracy party maintains a sizable lead over PASOK and SYRIZA, according to a new opinion poll.

Estimated vote intention - after eliminating blank and invalid votes and declared no-shows - gives center-right New Democracy 36.5% of the vote, ahead of socialist PASOK (14.9%), left-wing SYRIZA (13.%), the Communist Party (8.7%) and far-right Greek Solution (8.0%).

Opposition deficit

There is no substantial political opposition in the country, which leaves people with nowhere to channel their dissatisfaction or anger, and no assurance that there's an alternative governing option if desired. It is a conundrum that is unhealthy politically for Greek citizens.

Historic Moment: Greece Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage!

In a historic move, Greece has passed a landmark bill legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a significant step forward for LGBTQ+ rights in the country. With a decisive vote of 176 members in favor out of the 300-seat parliament, the legislation to recognize gay families has been approved, Reuters reports.

Poll confirms ND lead, highlights cost of living as Greeks’ primary concern

The ruling New Democracy party maintains a significant 18-point lead in voting intentions over  PASOK, which appears to be solidifying its position as the second choice among voters, according to the latest public survey conducted by Pulse on behalf of Skai TV.

Tempe: Train driver’s family sent legal notice to parliamentary panel over medical records

The family of the train driver who lost his life in the fatal train accident in Tempe, central Greece, last February sent a legal notice to the parliamentary investigative committee tasked with probing the tragedy on Wednesday.  

Tiptoeing into same-sex marriage

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has chosen a low-drama approach in his effort to reform family law to allow same-sex couples to marry.

In a TV interview last Wednesday, Mitsotakis made it clear he wants to avoid intra-party tension, even as some MPs from his ruling New Democracy party, including a former prime minister, are loudly proclaiming their opposition.