Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Gašparovič would win presidential race

Current head of state Ivan Gašparovič would win in the first round of presidential elections if the race was held in early August, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by the MVK agency, showed that Gašparovič would win 44.3 percent of the votes.

The deputy chair of the opposition SDKÚ-DS party, Iveta Radičová, would get the support of 21.7 percent of the survey respondents. Euro-Commissioner Ján Figeľ would get 12.4 percent, followed by Vladimír Mečiar, 9.1 percent, and Ján Slota and Martin Bútora, 6.3 percent each.

The survey polled 1,111 people between July 30 and August 6. Respondents were given the choice of voting for one of those six politicians.

In the poll, 12.8 percent said they would not vote in the elections while 13 percent could not say whether they would vote.


Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Kiska appoints Pellegrini cabinet

The president approved the new government, despite some reservations. The new PM promises to investigate the murder of the journalist and his fiancée.

Peter Pellegrini's government

There is still work to be done

2018 is not a re-run of 1989, but there is a connection.

Bratislava, March 16

Organisers cancelled the Bratislava protest

But they are ready to monitor the steps of the new government closely and return to streets when necessary.

Andrej Kiska met with the representatives of the For a Decent Slovakia initiative.

Italian journalist: The Courts say that the Vadalas are from ‘Ndrangheta. That’s all there is to it

The annual turnover of ‘Ndrangheta is 60 billion dollars, investigative reporter Albanese says.

Italian journalist Michele Albanese