MVK poll: Bratislava favours Smer in municipal politics

Ahead of municipal elections in the fall Smer is the most popular party in Bratislava, according to a MVK poll conducted between July 18 and 21 on 802 respondents with permanent residence in the Slovak capital.

Ahead of municipal elections in the fall Smer is the most popular party in Bratislava, according to a MVK poll conducted between July 18 and 21 on 802 respondents with permanent residence in the Slovak capital.

A total of 26.3 percent of those polled who decided to choose one party called Smer the most likeable. The second most likeable for Bratislavans is the new Sieť party which garnered 12.6 percent of votes; while Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO) ended up third with 10.5 percent, Pavel Haulík of MVK told the SITA newswire. The Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) followed with 10 percent, Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) with 9.8 percent, Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 8.3 percent and Most-Híd with 6.2 percent.

In total 5.6 percent of respondents opted for NOVA; 3.9 percent for the Slovak National Party (SNS); and 1.7 percent the party a Zmena Zdola (Change from Below); while Party of Hungarian Community (SMK) got 0.4 percent.

Some 30.5 percent said they choose no party at all, SITA reported.

Respondents were selected with a probabilistic statistic selection and those polled answered a questionnaire in a face-to-face interview. The question asked was: “If only Bratislava municipal politics was concerned, which political party do you support the most, which is closest to you with its agenda and personalities?”

(Source: SITA)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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