More than half of Greeks believe that the economic policies announced by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis do not affect them. At the same time, the ruling New Democracy dropped markedly in popularity in opinion polls in September 2021 compared to a year earlier.
New Democracy is 10.9% ahead of mainstream opposition SYRIZA, according to an MRB poll conducted on behalf of Star TV and released Thursday night. A year earlier, the difference was 17%.
If elections are held next Sunday, respondents said they would vote for:
New Democracy 34.6% SYRIZA 23.7% KINAL / PASOK 7.0% KKE 5.3% Greek solution 3.7% MeRA25 3.0% 16.5% they either use a blank ballot (8.5%), or undecided (8.0%)
58.4% of Greeks said they considered policy statements “ineffective”. 30.4% answered that the measures are “more or less” effective. Only 3.2% said the measures were “very effective”.
Regarding government management of the pandemic, 54% said they considered it “negative” and “rather negative”.
Regarding the government reshuffle last week, 50% of respondents said it was a step “in the wrong direction.” 25.1% said the government was “definitely moving in the right direction.”
55.3% stated that they consider the appointment of Thanos Pleuris (far right) “negative”, while the voices against Cypriot Christos Stylianidis were almost the same.
Read more in the survey at STARTV.