More than one third of Slovaks dislike the ruling coalition

THIRTY-EIGHT percent of Slovaks perceive the creation of the ruling coalition of Smer, Slovak National Party (SNS) and the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS) very or rather negatively, a new poll conducted by the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) think-tank and Focus agency showed.

THIRTY-EIGHT percent of Slovaks perceive the creation of the ruling coalition of Smer, Slovak National Party (SNS) and the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS) very or rather negatively, a new poll conducted by the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) think-tank and Focus agency showed.

The poll was carried out between July 4 and 11 on a representative sample of 1,002 people.

On the other hand, 36 percent of the population expects that the Smer-SNS-HZDS coalition will be very or rather good for the country.

As many as 26 percent of the respondents did not have any opinion on this issue or did not answer.

More optimistic expectations of the new government are among the older generation (43 percent), people with basic and incomplete secondary education (38 and 40 percent, respectively), job seekers (47 percent) and retirees (42 percent).

In terms of regional differences, the highest expectations of the new coalition come from citizens in the Trenčín region (50 percent).

On the other hand, 55 percent of people with a university education, 61 percent of professionals, 51 percent of citizens from the Bratislava region and 77 percent of the citizens with Hungarian nationality expressed negative expectations of the composition of the new government, SITA wrote.

Top stories

News digest: Omicron variant changes quarantine rules and flight schedule

New regime starts for companies and after-school activities. The Largest in Law ranking is out.


10 h
President Zuzana Čaputová (front) and Health Minister Vladimír Lengvarský (back) visiting Ružinov hospital.

Lockdown it is. Or is it?

Hospitals are on the verge of collapse. President tells people to stop blabbing about Covid and get vaccinated.


14 h
Vaccine saves lives. Thank you for being responsible.

Why prefer vaccines to drugs? The Covid jab protects better and it is cheaper

About 4,800 people have received monoclonal antibodies in Slovakia. To compare, there were more than 2.4 million vaccinated people as of Monday.


17 h

Which are the largest law firms in Slovakia?

Several new partial categories were added.


18 h
Skryť Close ad