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Poll: Majority wants a candidate against Kotleba’s party

Political parties should put up a single candidate for regional governor to challenge the incumbent one.

BBSK regional governor Marian Kotleba(Source: SITA)

Parties across the political spectre should join forces in the upcoming regional elections, agreeing on a single candidate for regional governor who would run against the candidate fielded by the extremist party ĽSNS, a poll shows.

The poll was conducted by the pollster Polis Slovakia on the phone between July 18 and 24 on a sample of 1,208 respondents, the Sme daily wrote on August 3.

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In total, 46.2 percent of those polled support this move. The answer of 21.9 percent of respondents was “a resolute Yes”; while 24.2 percent of those polled answered “more Yes than No”.

Negative answers came from 33 percent of respondents: 19.6 percent of them opined “More No than Yes”, while 13.4 percent were resolutely against. The remaining 20.8 percent could not decide.

Topic: Election


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