Poll: Smer still way ahead

If parliamentary elections had been held in April, the governing Smer party would have got the support of 39 percent of voters, according to a poll carried out by the Focus polling agency on a sample of 1,028 respondents between April 3 and 9, the SITA newswire reported.

If parliamentary elections had been held in April, the governing Smer party would have got the support of 39 percent of voters, according to a poll carried out by the Focus polling agency on a sample of 1,028 respondents between April 3 and 9, the SITA newswire reported.

Next came the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on 10.4 percent, Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO) on 8.4 percent, the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) on 8.1 percent, Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) on 6.5 percent, and Most-Híd on 5.2 percent.

The Slovak National Party (SNS) received 4.9 percent, 0.1 percent short of the threshold need to win seats in parliament. The New Majority of Daniel Lipšic (NOVA) party polled only 4 percent, while the Party of Hungarian Community (SMK) received 3.3 percent, SITA reported.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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