Athens, February 23, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency
By Spiros Sideris
The popularity of Alexis Tsipras has increased to 87%, while 86% of the respondents in a poll of Public Issue feel national pride.
64% of people agree with the direction of the country and 20% consider it wrong, while 69% of the respondents gives a positive evaluation to the government.
What the figures show in the nationwide poll by Public Issue for the newspaper “Avgi”, is a broader political change.
The poll was conducted from 12 to 17 February during which time the positive impression for the government reaches 81%, while for the opposition the figure is just 16%. Negative opinion of the government, according to the figures, has only 11% while for the opposition it reaches 74%.
Moreover, the approval of the government’s handling reaches 80% versus 13%, which is the percentage of those who disagree.
More specifically, according to the poll:
-86% of the respondents feel national pride and only 13% do not feel pride.
-At 87%, increased by 42 percentage points, is the popularity of Alexis Tsipras, who is considered suitable for Prime Minister by 73%
-At 24%, decreased by 19 units, is the popularity of Antonis Samaras, who is considered to be suitable for Prime Minister by just 12%.
-At 74% the negative opinions about the president of the New Democracy.
-Tthe popularity of Panos Kammenos has risen to at 57%, while stable at 42% is the popularity Stavros Theodorakis. At 39%, elevated eight units is the popularity Dimitris Koutsoubas. Great fall recorded the popularity of Evangelos Venizelos which is at 17% from 28%.
– High is the popularity of Yannis Varoufakis with 75% and 24% negative opinions.
– 64% consider correct the direction of the country and 20% wrong.
– 49% believes that things will get better and 15% that they will get worse.
-Only 13% fears their financial situation would worsen.
– A positive mark to the government gives 69% of the respondents.
-At 83% the rejection of the Memorandum, while only 6% is in favor of its implememntation.