The most corrupt Greek neoliberal and cleptocratic right has crushed the Greek Left and the Greek people

Greek elections: Conservative party of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis leads with wide margin

Official results from more than 60% of polling stations counted in Greece’s election show the governing conservatives of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis with a huge lead over the left-wing opposition party.

However, the new electoral law under which the vote was held means Mitsotakis will struggle to form a government without seeking a coalition partner.

With nearly two thirds of the vote counted, the left-wing opposition party of former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was trailing with 20% of the vote, compared to 40% for Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party.

Sunday’s election is Greece’s first since its economy ceased being under strict supervision by international lenders who had provided bailout funds during the country’s nearly decade-long financial crisis. Tsipras, 48, served as prime minister during some of the most tumultuous years of the crisis, and has struggled to regain the wide support he enjoyed when he was swept to power in 2015 on a promise of reversing bailout-imposed austerity measures.

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