Smer leads popularity chart

The opposition party Smer would win parliamentary elections with 28.6 percent, according to a poll conducted by the Slovak Radio's Media research Department between September 26-27.

People's Party - Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (ĽS-HZDS) comes second with 13.3 percent, followed by the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) with 10.9 percent, news wire SITA reported.

The Christian-Democratic Movement (KDH) collected 10.3 percent, and the Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) received 9.4 percent.

The reunited Slovak National Party (SNS) would get 7.9 percent - a considerable jump from June's 4.5 percent. The Slovak Communist Party (KSS) would also make it to parliament with 5.5 percent, followed by the New Citizen's Alliance (ANO) with 5.1 percent.

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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