Three-way fight in Greek election

Three-way fight in Greek election

An exit poll commissioned by Greek media shows three parties are vying for the top spot in the country’s critical parliamentary elections, with no definitive front-runner and none gaining enough votes to form a government.

According to the exit poll, the conservative New Democracy party will get between 17% and 20%; the formerly majority socialist PASOK between 14% and 17%, and the left-wing Radical Left Coalition, or Syriza, between 15.5% and 18.5%.

The results all fell within the margin of error.

The extreme right-wing Golden Dawn is projected to win enough votes to enter parliament, with between 6% and 8%, well above the necessary 3% threshold.

Official results are expected later tonight.


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