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Survey: Smer would win elections

IF parliamentary elections were held in late October, victory would go to the main opposition party Smer, according to an opinion poll conducted by the MVK agency.

Smer gained support from 30 percent of the respondents followed by opposition party Movement for a Democratic Slovakia with 12.7 percent of votes.

The ruling Hungarian Coalition Party was supported by 10.6 percent of respondents while the Slovak National Party got 8.7 percent support, followed by the ruling Christian-Democratic Movement with 8.5 percent.

The Communist Party would get 8 percent and the Free Forum 7 percent. The prime minister's Slovak Democratic and Christian Union would be the parliamentary party with the lowest number of seats, with just 6.3 percent of the votes.

Compiled by Beata Balogová from press reports
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