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Smer leads popularity chart

OPPOSITION party Smer enjoys the strongest public support, reaching 26.7 percent, the Institute for Public Opinion Research (UVVM) claims in its poll conducted between November 1 and 10.

Opposition party Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), supported by 13.5 percent, came second.

Of the ruling coalition parties, the Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) has the highest support at 12.3 percent, followed by the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) with 10.1 percent. The strongest ruling coalition party, the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ), gained only 9.9 percent support.

The ruling coalition party the New Citizen's Alliance (ANO) had 7.9 percent, followed by the opposition Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) with 7.2 percent.

However, 32.5 percent of Slovaks do not support any political party.

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

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