If the parliamentary elections had been held at the beginning of May, the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) would have been supported by 6.9 percent of voters, according to a poll conducted by the Focus polling agency, which indicated that support for the party nearly doubled from April, the TASR newswire reported.
The results of the survey carried out between May 3 and 9 among a sample of 1,024 respondents showed that the ruling Smer party would be backed by 46.3 percent of voters.
The second largest party in parliament would be the Christian Democratic Movement which would have won the support of 10.7 percent, upping their figure from April by some 3 percentage points, followed by SDKÚ, whose preferences rose from 3.3 percent in April.
Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would attract 6.8 percent of the vote while Most-Híd had the support of 6.3 percent of respondents. Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO) party had the support of 6 percent of those polled.
Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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28. May 2012 at 14:00