Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS IN SHORT

Liberals and conservatives agree deal

RENEGADES from the ‘traditional’ centre-right parties are trying to find ways to cooperate. Most recently, the conservative New Majority (NOVA) party and Liberal Agreement (LIDO) civic association, established by renegades from Freedom and Solidarity (SaS), agreed to run common candidate lists in all regions for the regional elections in the autumn, plus two common candidates for regional presidencies.

RENEGADES from the ‘traditional’ centre-right parties are trying to find ways to cooperate. Most recently, the conservative New Majority (NOVA) party and Liberal Agreement (LIDO) civic association, established by renegades from Freedom and Solidarity (SaS), agreed to run common candidate lists in all regions for the regional elections in the autumn, plus two common candidates for regional presidencies.

In practice, candidates nominated by LIDO will be included on NOVA’s election slates, the head of the latter, Daniel Lipšic, explained on May 8, as reported by the TASR newswire.

Both NOVA and LIDO called their cooperation “strategic” and hailed it as a good omen for cooperation among right-wing parties.

“It gives a signal for the future that we can cooperate and agree,” LIDO’s Jozef Kollár said, as quoted by TASR.

Neither group specified any names or the numbers of candidates they will run on the joint lists.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Long-neglected Renaissance house in Bratislava’s centre reveals its secrets Photo

The National Trust is bringing the historical Rómer’s house back to life.

Renaissance Rómer’s house in the Bratislava's Old Town

Slovak healthcare needs thousands of medical workers

Slovak doctors, nurses and midwives are not hesitating in finding better work conditions abroad.

Illustrative Stock Photo

RE-inventing modern theatre Photo

This year's international theatre festival REvolves around the prefix “re”, playing with its meanings and connotations, while also commemorating the years in (Czecho-)Slovak history ending with 8.

TR Warsaw: My Struggle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 21 and September 30, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Kapitulská