Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

ELECTIONS: Slovaks voting in presidential election

Slovakia, with its estimated 4,250,000 eligible voters, is voting for the country’s next president. The first round of the presidential election started on March 21 at 7:00. The voting is taking place in 5,919 election precincts which will close at 22:00 on the same day.

Slovakia, with its estimated 4,250,000 eligible voters, is voting for the country’s next president. The first round of the presidential election started on March 21 at 7:00. The voting is taking place in 5,919 election precincts which will close at 22:00 on the same day.

The number of first-time voters in the presidential elections is estimated to be around 410,000 of which 188,000 will be using their right to vote in any elections for the very first time. The voters can cast their ballot for one candidate by marking an “X” in a small square next to the name of the candidate, the SITA newswire wrote. There are seven candidates on the ballot.

Citizens can have any of their election-related questions answered at a special phone line run by the Interior Ministry at 02 4859 2020 and 02 4859 2021.

The official results should be available around noon on Sunday.

Top stories

The art of baking Bratislava rolls Photo

Vienna has Sacher torte, Budapest has Somlói galuska and Bratislava has rolls

Ján Šimunek loves Bratislava rolls, especially those filled with poppy seed.

Fifth ice cathedral open to visitors Photo

The ice cathedral in the High Tatras will be open during the whole winter season.

Slovak wines in museum of world wines Photo

Slovak winemakers gifted 336 bottles to the museum.

Christmas tram gets a brand new look this year Photo

Tram decorated as gingerbread house

Christmas tram