Everybody Expects SYRIZA To Win. Then What?

January 23, 2015 6:25 PM

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Everybody Expects SYRIZA To Win. Then What?

It's now clear that Syriza, the anti-austerity party that wants to tear up Greece's bailout deal with international creditors, will win the election in Greece on Jan. 25. The latest polls show Syriza, led by the fiery Alexis Tsipras, running as many as 10 points ahead of incumbent Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's New Democracy party.

Polls suggest Syriza will get no more than 32.5 percent of the vote, short of the roughly 38 percent it needs for a parliamentary majority. (Don't ask how 38 percent makes a majority: Greek election math is complicated.) That means Tsipras would need to line up another party to form a coalition gove...

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