Albania's ruling party lags behind opposition ahead of June 23 vote - poll.

By bne IntelliNews May 22, 2013

Albanian Socialists-led coalition would receive 48% of the votes in the June 23 general elections, while the centre-right ruling Democratic Party coalition would be favoured by 43.5%, Ama news agency reported, citing the results of a poll conducted by Italian IPR Marketing for local TV Ora news.

Similar results have been provided by a poll conducted by Italian Piepoli Institute for local Vizion Plus earlier in this month.

A survey performed by Kult foundation in February 2013m also gave a decisive lead of the Socialist Party.

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