Despite frustration and fatigue, Slovakia has not given up on politics

What local election results say about the country.

Counting the voting in the regional elections on October 29, 2022. (Source: TASR)

Although the past few months have been filled with tension, the results of Slovakia's first joint regional and municipal elections have not brought bad news for democracy in Slovakia. Quite the opposite.

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The specifics of local and regional elections make it hard to draw any conclusions for national-level politics from the results. Nevertheless, they do show some important trends.

The main takeaways from the results

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