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Smer would have won June parliamentary election in Slovakia

The latest opinion poll results released on Monday June 29 show that the strongest governing coalition party in Slovakia, Smer, would have won a parliamentary election if one would have been held in mid-June as it garnered 44.8 percent support from those polled, the TASR newswire wrote.

The latest opinion poll results released on Monday June 29 show that the strongest governing coalition party in Slovakia, Smer, would have won a parliamentary election if one would have been held in mid-June as it garnered 44.8 percent support from those polled, the TASR newswire wrote.

The poll, conducted by Polis Slovakia agency on a sample of 1,777 respondents between June 13 and 23 showed that the opposition SDKÚ party would have placed second with 17.5 percent support. The Christian Democrats (KDH) party polled 10.8 percent, followed by the Slovak National Party (SNS) at 6.1 percent, the ethnic-Hungarian SMK party at 5.7 percent, and the HZDS party at 4 percent.

Non-parliamentary parties would have polled as follows: Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party at 2.9 percent, followed by the Free Forum party at 1.7 percent and the Communist Party (KSS) at 1.6 percent. According to the poll, 3.7 percent of the respondents would have voted for parties other than those noted. The voter turnout would have been 65.1 percent.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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