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Focus survey shows SMER-SD at top of popularity chart

Were parliamentary elections held in early December, the opposition party

Were parliamentary elections held in early December, the opposition party

SMER-SD would have won, according to a survey by the Focus polling agency. Focus interviewed 1,054 respondents, 21.7 percent of whom said they would not vote and 20.2 percent of whom were undecided.

Of the respondents who did answer the survey, 33.2 percent backed SMER-SD, the winner of last year’s election. The opposition SDKÚ placed second with 12.4 percent and the ruling SNS was the third strongest party, also with 12.4 percent. The ethnic Hungarian SMK received 10.7 percent. The opposition KDH followed with 9.2 percent and the governing ĽS-HZDS with 8 percent. Other parties did not get enough support to make it into parliament. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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