Greece's Syriza takes five point lead over New Democracy in poll

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Posted: Sep 11, 2015 1:52 AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Syriza party has a five point lead at 28.5 percent over rivals New Democracy which polled 23.5 percent in the countdown to the Sept. 20 general election, a Pro Rata poll published by the Efimerida ton Syndakton newspaper showed on Friday.

Both parties polled a higher percentage than a previous poll on Aug. 25-26, which then showed Syriza support at 23 percent and at 19.5 percent for New Democracy, the newspaper said.

(Reporting By Michele Kambas)