Opinion poll: 66% of respondents against Prespa agreement; ND at 32%

21 January 2019
121 Views

Results of a poll published in the Sunday weekly “Proto Thema” show that 66 percent of respondents are against the Prespa agreement, whereas main opposition New Democracy garners 32 percent in the terms of political party preferences, a figure that in a general election – and only with five parties in parliament – translates into 158 deputies out of a total of 300.

Ruling SYRIZA picks up 23.1 percent of respondents’ preferences.

Results of the opinion poll, by the Marc firm, coincided with Sunday’s mass rally in downtown Athens against the bilateral agreement with the neighboring former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM).

Just as impressively, 67.4 percent of respondents in the poll said a snap general election should be held no later than May, when local and European Parliament elections are scheduled.

In terms of other parties, the Kinima Allagis (Movement for Change) grouping, mostly dominated by socialist PASOK, and the ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party both poll 6.4 percent, with the Communist Party (KKE) at 5.9 percent.
No other party is given above 3 percent, which in a general election – out of the total of valid votes – is the threshold for entering Parliament.

The “don’t know/won’t answer” tally of the poll’s respondents reached 14.2 percent.

You may be interested

Top 5 Beaches in the Cyclades
GREECE
shares14 views
GREECE
shares14 views

Top 5 Beaches in the Cyclades

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

The Cyclades are filled with beaches ranging from pleasant to amazing, but for those who love lists, here are the…

White House announces end of US sanction waivers for Iran oil imports
FINANCE
shares20 views
FINANCE
shares20 views

White House announces end of US sanction waivers for Iran oil imports

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

The White House says the US is ending exemptions from sanctions for countries that import Iranian oil. In a statement,…

Booking.com: 72% of tourists call for green travel to save the planet for posterity
GREECE
shares14 views
GREECE
shares14 views

Booking.com: 72% of tourists call for green travel to save the planet for posterity

Panos - Apr 23, 2019

As the world gears up to celebrate Earth Day on 22 April, Booking.com has released findings from its annual sustainable…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.