The Greek snap election returned Syriza, the party that called it, and gave them a strong mandate to pursue belt-tightening polices. It gives Greece a chance to move forward through the measures adopted in a deal this past summer with Eurozone creditors.
Alexis Tsipras, leader of SYRIZA, Greece's Coalition of the Radical Left, believes that new elections will be held in Greece soon. He is confident that SYRIZA will oust the current coalition government.
As Greek taxpayers struggle against the increasing burden of austerity and soaring prices they now have a new bill to finance. Taxpayers will be handing over €29 million to fund political parties in the run up to the May election.
Antonis Samara, leader of the Greek opposition party New Democracy, has called for immediate elections in Greece, disregarding Prime Minister George Papandreou's call for a coalition government.