IF PARLIAMENTARY elections had been held in early October, the senior government
party Smer would have won, according to an opinion poll conducted by the MVK agency.
The survey was conducted between October 2 and 9 and included 1,119 respondents, 36.2 percent of whom supported Smer.
The opposition Slovak Democratic and Christian Union came in second with 15.5 percent, followed by the Slovak National Party and the Hungarian Coalition Party, both of whom scored 12.6 percent in the MVK poll.
Another opposition party, the Christian Democratic Movement, received 7.5 percent, while the ruling coalition member Movement for a Democratic Slovakia ranked last among the current parliamentary parties with 7.2 percent.
13. Oct 2006 at 13:15