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Poll shows Ordinary People party would make it to parliament

If parliamentary elections had been held at the end of November, the party of Ordinary People and Independent Personalities chaired by Igor Matovič would have made it to the parliament, according to a poll conducted by the Focus polling agency. The poll, made by special request from public-service broadcaster Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS), was conducted between November 29 and December 6 and involved 1,048 respondents, the TASR newswire reported.

If parliamentary elections had been held at the end of November, the party of Ordinary People and Independent Personalities chaired by Igor Matovič would have made it to the parliament, according to a poll conducted by the Focus polling agency. The poll, made by special request from public-service broadcaster Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS), was conducted between November 29 and December 6 and involved 1,048 respondents, the TASR newswire reported.

Matovič’s party would have received 5.8-percent support from among the respondents, compared to 3 percent gathered in last month’s poll. The party would win 10 seats in parliament.

In addition to the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities party, six other parties would pass the 5-percent threshold to enter parliament. The opposition Smer party would claim victory with 43.9 percent of those polled, a slight drop compared to the previous poll in which they had support from 45.2 percent of respondents.

The Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) would receive 10.2 percent of votes while the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) would gain the support of 10 percent. Most-Híd party would have been chosen by 8.3 percent of voters.

The Slovak National Party (SNS) would also have made it over the 5-percent threshold, receiving support from 5.6 percent of those polled.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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