Greece’s ruling Conservatives win vote but fall short of majority

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By Renee Maltezou and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) -Greece’s ruling New Democracy party stormed to a crushing victory in a parliamentary election on Sunday but fell just short of the threshold needed to form a government on its own, making a runoff election in a month more likely. With most votes counted, conservative New Democracy took a commanding lead of 40.8%, trouncing the radical leftist Syriza, which governed from 2015 to 2019, which polled 20.1%. Greece’s interior ministry projected New Democracy could win 145 seats in parliament, six short of an absolute majority. From Monday, …

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