Welcome to our live coverage of the election in Greece. Votes are still being cast in a ballot being closely watched by the rest of the eurozone and the international financial markets. Follow us for results as they roll in, analysis from correspondents, and comment from readers in Greece and abroad.
You can also watch special election coverage on the BBC News and World channels, or tune into BBC World Service.
1535 Mark Lowen, BBC Athens correspondent,
reports: This is the tightest, most unpredictable and most critical election for many decades in Greece. The outcome could determine the future of the single currency. Opinion polls suggest Greeks hate austerity but they back the euro. The question today is how many more painful sacrifices are they willing to make to keep the single currency?
Even the two parties which backed the bailout terms earlier this year - the conservative New Democracy and socialist Pasok - now say they want to ease the conditions.
1543 Stephen Evans, BBC Berlin correspondent,
reports that Germany's position is if Greece's structural reforms continue, the money keeps flowing.
It has generally been a peaceful day of voting with one exception: two grenades were reportedly found outside offices of private media group Skai near the port of Piraeus. They were found after an anonymous phone call to the group, whose outlets have backed the austerity drive.
This photo shows voters arriving at a polling station in Athens.