According to the latest poll conducted by the MVK polling agency, if new general elections were to take place, the opposition HZDS would win by a large margin with 25.8% of the popular vote, followed by the current government coalition leader the Slovak Democratic Coalition (SDK) with 12.4%, and Róbert Fico's new Smer (Direction) party with 12%.
The remaining parties, in order of finish, were the Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) with 8.8%, the Party of the Democratic Left (SDĽ) with 7.5%, the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) with 7.4%, the Slovak National Party (SNS) with 7% and the Party of Civic Understanding (SOP) with 5.3%.
The poll was conducted between November 8 and 15 with a total of 1,217 respondents.
29. Nov 1999 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA