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Opposition lost 3,000 registered members last year

Opposition parties the SDKÚ and Christian Democrats (KDH) have collectively lost more than 3,000 registered members, the TASR newswire wrote on August 6.

Opposition parties the SDKÚ and Christian Democrats (KDH) have collectively lost more than 3,000 registered members, the TASR newswire wrote on August 6.

By the end of 2007, the SDKÚ reported a loss of almost 1,300 members (15 percent), followed by another drop of 800 members over the first six months of 2008. There are now 6,441 members. The Christian Democrats lost 1,887 members (11 percent) during 2007, but still retains the highest membership at 16,000.

The HZDS still has the most members, at 35,000, losing only 700 in 2007. The Slovak National Party (SNS) has only 1,370. By contrast, the non-parliamentary Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) has 8,654, adding 53 in 2007. TASR

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

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