Poll shows support for Smer and SDKÚ up and SNS falling below threshold for parliament

The Slovak National Party (SNS) would not have made it into parliament in mid October, the SITA newswire wrote, based on the results of a telephone survey conducted by the Polis Slovakia agency between October 16 and 18 involving a sample of 902 respondents. SNS was favoured by only 4.3 percent of those polled, SITA reported.

The Slovak National Party (SNS) would not have made it into parliament in mid October, the SITA newswire wrote, based on the results of a telephone survey conducted by the Polis Slovakia agency between October 16 and 18 involving a sample of 902 respondents. SNS was favoured by only 4.3 percent of those polled, SITA reported.

Smer party topped the poll with 39 percent support. The popularity of the ruling Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) has increased since the June election and in October the party had the support of 18.9 percent of those polled.

The other three members of the current ruling coalition each had the support of less than 10 percent of those polled.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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