Six out of 10 respondents said an effort must be made for consensus between the two mainstream parties, according to an opinion poll carried out by the MARC company for the Sunday newspaper "Ethnos tis Kyriakis". More specifically, 62.8 percent agree and 32.2 percent disagree. Asked whether main opposition New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras must consent with the government or insist on the political proposal he has made, 51.9 percent said that he must consent and 37.6 percent that he must insist on the proposal he presented at the Zappion Mansion.
Moreover, 35.7 percent of ND voters request consent from Samaras. However, 77.3 percent call on the government to adopt some of Samaras's proposals as against 14 percent who call on the government to insist on its programme.
Lastly, 74.1 percent of ruling PASOK party voters call on the government to adopt proposals by Samaras, while 71.6 percent do not want early elections in contrast to 26.2 percent who have a different view.