EP ELECTIONS: The list of political parties in Slovakia running in the elections to the European Parliament in 2009

The second elections to the European Parliament in the history of Slovakia began on June 6 at 7 a.m. and the polling stations closed at 10 p.m. on the same day. The voters in Slovakia picked their representatives from candidate lists of 16 political parties.

The second elections to the European Parliament in the history of Slovakia began on June 6 at 7 a.m. and the polling stations closed at 10 p.m. on the same day. The voters in Slovakia picked their representatives from candidate lists of 16 political parties.

1. People's Party-Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (LS-HZDS) - 13 candidates

2. Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) - 13 candidates

3. Smer-Social Democracy (Smer-SD) - 13 candidates.

4. Green Party (SZ) - 13 candidates

5. The Slovak Democratic and Christian Union-Democratic Party (SDKU-DS) - 12 candidates

6. Democratic Party (DS) - 12 candidates

7. Mission 21-Movement of Christian Solidarity (Misia 21) - 1 candidate

8. Agrarian Party of the Provinces (ASV) - 4 candidates

9. Conservative Democrats of Slovakia-Civic Conservative Party (KDS, OKS) - 13 candidates

10. Party of the Hungarian Coalition (SMK-MKP) - 13 candidates

11. Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) - 12 candidates

12. Roma Initiative of Slovakia - originally intended to take part, but the party confirmed on June 1 that it was withdrawing its only candidate due to the poor state of his health following a car crash.

13. Slovak National Party (SNS) - 13 candidates

14. LIGA-Civic Liberal Party - 13 candidates

15. Party of the Democratic Left (SDL) - 13 candidates

16. Free Forum (SF) - 13 candidates

17. Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) - 13 candidates

The election turnout in the first Euroelections in Slovakia stood at 16.96 percent in 2004 – the lowest figure in Europe.

Source: TASR newswire

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