Producer - CNN Money Portugal Elections
Portugal will go to the polls this weekend in a general election that is being viewed as a referendum on austerity. The choice for voters: continue with the centre right government of Pedro Passos Coelho or, the uncertainty of a new government led by Socialist Party Candidate, Antonio Costa. In exchange for a €78bn bailout from the EU the county has faced steep tax hikes and sweeping economic reforms. Fatigued by austerity and disenchanted with politics CNN’s Isa Soares looks at what this elections means for the country and austerity.