Opinion polls indicate seven parties will likely enter Greece's Parliament after today's election. Here are the main candidates who would stand a chance of being party of any resulting coalition:
- Antonis Samaras, New Democracy - US-educated economist promises to keep Greece in Eurozone
- Alexis Tsipras, Syriza - Student activist running on an anti-austerity ticket
- Evangelos Venizelos, PASOK - Negotiated Greece's second bailout as Finance Minister. PASOK lost out in the last election.
- Panos Kammenos, Independent Greeks - Nationalist party candidate claims to be pro-European but opposes the bailout agreement.
- Aleka Papariga, Greek Communist Party - hardline Communist wants Greece to leave EU and eurozone and unilaterally write off all its debts.
- Nikolaos Michaloliakos, Golden Dawn - Extreme right-wing party rejects neo-Nazi label often given to it. Spokesman attacked member of rival party on live TV.
- Fotis Kouvelis, Democratic Left - Head the moderate leftist party seen as a potential kingmaker in any coalition.