Chair of the Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party Richard Sulík heads the list of politicians who cause serious problems and lower the quality of politics in Slovakia, according to date compiled by the MVK polling agency. He is followed by Prime Minister Robert Fico and chair of the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH), Ján Figeľ, the TASR newswire reported on October 19.
Sulík was selected by 29.3 percent of respondents, while Fico was chosen by 23.7 percent and Figeľ by 22 percent, shows the poll. Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO) leader Igor Matovič came in fourth, singled out by 20.6 percent of the respondents, followed by Mikuláš Dzurinda of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) with 17.7 percent.
Interestingly, Fico simultaneously heads the list of most-trusted politicians, with the support of 36.5 percent of the respondents. Second is Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák with 20.5 percent, followed by Most-Híd chairman Béla Bugár with 18.6 percent, MP Daniel Lipšic with 13.6 percent, and former prime minister Iveta Radičová with 13.1 percent.
Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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22. Oct 2012 at 14:00