Greece election results: Landslide for centre-right New Democracy after Syriza concedes defeat

Conrad Duncan | Independent.co.uk

Greece’s centre-right opposition party has won the parliamentary elections, as Golden Dawn, the far-right anti-immigrant party who were previously Greece’s third-largest, lost each of its 18 seats.

With more than 99 per cent of votes counted, Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party had 39.85 per cent of votes, compared to 31.5 per cent for Syriza, the leftist party led by prime minister Alexis Tsipras.

Mr Mitsotakis’ victory has brought an end to Mr Tsipras’ tumultuous four years in office, in which the left-wing leader battled against the EU and austerity.

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