Greece Votes in Test of Confidence in Government of Antonis Samaras

May 25, 2014 11:08 AM

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Greece Votes in Test of Confidence in Government of Antonis Samaras

ATHENS—Greek voters headed to the polling booths Sunday, for the second time in a week, in a dual local and European election contest seen as a crucial test of confidence in the government of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Though the results won’t alter the coalition’s narrow two-seat majority in Greece’s 300-seat legislature, they will be symbolic for both the parties forming the coalition government—conservatives New Democracy and socialists Pasok—as well as Greece’s radical-left opposition, Syriza. At stake: whethe...

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