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Focus: Smer tops February poll

THE OPPOSITION party Smer would have won a general election with 17.6 per cent support from voters had it been held in early February, according to an opinion poll released by the agency Focus February 24.

In second place came the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia with 16.5 per cent support, followed by PM Mikuláš Dzurinda's Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, garnering 13.2 percent of popular support.

The survey was conducted from January 29 to February 10 on a sample of 1,862 respondents.

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