Latest poll: Greek ruling party leads 4 points

The latest opinion poll published over the weekend by a local media outlet shows that Greek ruling New Democracy (ND) party leads main opposition PASOK by 4 percentage points, compared to 3 points a month ago.

Latest poll: Greek ruling party leads 4 points
The latest opinion poll published over the weekend by a local media outlet shows that Greek ruling New Democracy (ND) party leads main opposition PASOK by 4 percentage points, compared to 3 points a month ago.

ND garnered 43 percent of respondents' preference to 39 percent for PASOK. The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) followed with 7 percent; the Coalition of the Left (Synaspismos) recorded 4.5 percent, and the out-of-Parliament Popular Orthodox Rally (LA.OS) party was preferred by 4 percent of respondents.

As for a question on which party would win general elections if they were held next Sunday, 61 percent said ND and 18 percent answered PASOK. Fifty-two percent of those questioned believe ND will win by a narrow margin, while 9 percent believe ND will win easily.

Asked who is more suitable for the prime minister's post, 49 percent chose Premier Costas Karamanlis against 26 percent for PASOK leader George Papandreou.

A total of 46 percent of those questioned said they do not want early general elections, 26 percent said they want elections to beheld in October 2007, and 14 percent said they want elections "now."

The poll was published in the Sunday edition of the Athens daily "Kathimerini."  
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