Elections basics

THE POLLING stations open at 7:00 and close at 22:00. No political campaigning or promotion is allowed during election day until the polling stations are closed.

THE POLLING stations open at 7:00 and close at 22:00. No political campaigning or promotion is allowed during election day until the polling stations are closed.

Slovakia has 5,932 zone polling stations in 90 election districts.

There are altogether 2,571 candidates for the seats in eight regional parliaments and 65 people are vying for the post of VÚC governors, according to the TASR newswire.

Helpline to get information about elections: +421 (0)2 5094-2312 or +421 (0)2 4859-2312.

Voters cannot use the voter certificates. They must cast the ballots at the polling station in the zone where they have permanent residence.

Foreigners with permanent residence in Slovakia can vote in the regional elections. The Interior Ministry currently registered 56,562 foreigners as of November 2, the SITA newswire wrote.

The first preliminary results will be published on the website of the Statistics Office (www.statistics.sk) or at www.volbysr.sk shortly after 22:00.

Source: SITA, TASR

Read also:

Slovaks vote in regional elections

The regional VÚC races

Tracking the money spent by VÚCs

Results in 2009

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