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Opinion poll gives SYRIZA a 5.0 pct lead over New Democracy

Opinion poll gives SYRIZA a 5.0 pct lead over New Democracy

SYRIZA has a 5.0 percentage-point lead over New Democracy, according to a nationwide Pro Rata poll published by Efimerida ton Syntakton on Friday.

According to the poll conducted on September 7-9, in terms of voter intent, SYRIZA is first with 28.5 pct, followed by ND with 23.5 pct, Golden Dawn with 6.5 pct, PASOK with 4.5 pct, Potami with 4.0 pct, Union of Centrists with 3.5 pct, Popular Unity and Independent Greeks with 2.5 pct. The undecided voters came to 17.5 pct.

Asked on who they believe is more suitable for prime minister, 37 pct prefer Alexis Tsipras, 25 pct prefer Evangelos Meimarakis. However, a 25 pct of participants considers that none is suitable for the position.