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Golden Dawn crashes out of Greek parliament

Golden Dawn, the neo-Nazi, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis, was knocked out of Parliament in Sunday’s national election.

With more than 99 percent of precincts reporting, Golden Dawn had 2.95 percent of the votes, just under the 3 percent threshold needed to be represented in Parliament.

  • AP
  • ekathimerini

The government’s official pollster declared that the party had no chance to enter Parliament, and party leader Nikos Mihaloliakos admitted as much when he declared in a fiery concession speech that “Golden…

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