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Survey shows SNS with highest popularity increase

If parliamentary elections were held in Slovakia tomorrow, the Smer party would win with the support of 43.2 percent of citizens - according to an opinion poll conducted by the Median SK agency.

The opposition SDKÚ party came in second with 12.4 percent of the votes. Another member of the ruling coalition, the SNS, took third place with 11.5 percent.

The third ruling party, HZDS, follows with 10.5 percent, and the opposition KDH won 9.3 percent.

The third opposition party in parliament, the ethnic Hungarian SMK followed with 8.8 percent, which would make it the last party to pass the five percent threshold to make it to parliament.

The Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) has support of 1.8 percent of those polled.

The survey took place in July and August, on a representative sample of
1,212 respondents.

-SITA

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

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