Greek election eases fears

Associated Press
People vote inside booths during the elections in Thessaloniki, Sunday, June 17, 2012. Greeks voted Sunday for the second time in six weeks in what was arguably their country's most critical election in 40 years, with the country's treasured place within the European Union's joint currency in the balance. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)

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Greeks voted in crucial elections on Sunday, June 17, with the center-right New Democracy party receiving about 30 percent of the vote, according to the government's projections. The results will likely keep Greece and its ailing economy in the euro zone, and ease fears among the world's financial markets.

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