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What we’ve learned from Greece’s elections

By Josh Lowe  

Alexis Tsipras celebrates his victory in Greece's elections. © Michael Debets/Pacific Press/ABACAPRESS.COM

Greece’s voters have delivered a victory for governing party Syriza in a snap general election, despite fears among the party’s supporters that the race was too close to call.

The elections were called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras this summer in the hopes that they would consolidate his position after he experienced tough opposition while driving the legislation required for Greece’s bailout through parliament. His party took around 35…

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