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Referendum

Chair of opposition Smer Robert Fico holds a petition sheet
Experts say it is disputable to ask people about election. 10. feb10. Feb 2021, at 17:46
The protest 'For a decent Slovakia' in SNP Square, Bratislava, March 16.
Several civic initiatives calling for early elections have organised another protest, which was originally to take place in Námestie Slobody Square on May 17 but was postponed to May 25 and mvoed to SNP Square. 17. máj17. May 2018, at 13:00
Justice Minister Tomáš Borec
THE ALLIANCE for Family (AZR) civic association has expressed concern regarding the gradual steps of the ruling Smer party which are leading to the introduction of registered same-sex partnerships which are… 15. okt15. Oct 2015, at 14:19
Anton Chromík
THE WINNER of the third year of the anti-poll Homophobic of the Year has become the spokesman of the Alliance for Family (AZR) organisation supporting the traditional family and organiser of the failed February… 15. júl15. Jul 2015, at 14:19
l-r: Greek Catholic Priest Rastislav Baka, Archbishop Ján Babjak, spokesperson for the Prešov Archbishopric Ľubomír Petrík
THE HOMILY of Greek Catholic priest Rastislav Baka which he served before the February referendum on family was not hateful and did not violate any laws.  13. máj13. May 2015, at 13:36
Christian Democratic Movement session
FORMER public-service Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS) anchor Natália Žembová is set to become new spokeswoman forthe Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) as of February 20. 20. feb20. Feb 2015, at 13:44
Low turnout expected.
Interior Minister Kaliňák was right to refuse to reduce the success quorum on referenda, but the real problem is too many unsatisfied political egos. 16. feb16. Feb 2015, at 7:20
THE DISCUSSION leading up to the ‘referendum on the family’ showed how many people fail to understand what is troubling the LGBTI minority, what the minority wants and how it lives, President Andrej Kiska said in a… 10. feb10. Feb 2015, at 9:05
Marianka
Slovaks have rejected the controversial referendum which stirred negative emotions and divided the society from its very inception.  8. feb8. Feb 2015, at 13:25
UPDATED: 8. FEB 2015, AT 17:45

Referendum is invalid

Turnout lower than expected. 7. feb7. Feb 2015, at 22:02
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VOTERS in Slovakia will attend the eighth referendum in the history of independent Slovakia, focused on the protection of the traditional family.  7. feb7. Feb 2015, at 7:01
THE SOCIALISTS and Democrats political group in the European Parliament, which included the ruling Smer party, is criticising the February 7 referendum that targets the country's LGBTI minority. 6. feb6. Feb 2015, at 13:31
POPE Francis has again encouraged Slovaks to continue their efforts to protect the family as a life-giving unit of society, the press office of the Conference of Bishops of Slovakia (KBS) informed.  5. feb5. Feb 2015, at 9:57
OF 35 percent of voters who would attend the February 7 referendum on the protection of traditional family, only 5 percent would say no to all three questions.  3. feb3. Feb 2015, at 13:35
SLOVAK bishops are mobilising believers to take part in the referendum on the definition of family set for February 7, news website Aktuality.sk reported January 29. 30. jan30. Jan 2015, at 14:00
UPDATEd: 30.Jan 2015, at 14:10

Referendum might be unvalid, poll suggests

Low turnout expected.
LESS than 40 percent of eligible voters will take part in the February 7 referendum on three issues of marriage, adoption, and sex education, according to a Focus polling agency survey ordered by the Sme daily. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 19:14
LESS than 40 percent of eligible voters will take part in the February 7 referendum on three issues of marriage, adoption, and sex education, according to a Focus polling agency survey ordered by the Sme daily. 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 19:00
Casting a vote
Plebiscite supporters face criticism, while LGBTI advocates reject pre-referendum discussions 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 14:39
Low turnout expected.
Just 36 percent of Slovaks plan to take part in the upcoming referendum on protection of the family, according to a poll by the  Trenčín-based Alexander Dubček University. This would render it unvalid as referendum… 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 14:00
Lawyer Marián Giba gives a thought on referendum.
In an interview for the Sme daily, constitutional law expert Marián Giba, a lecturer at the Law School of the Comenius University in Bratislava, offered his professional insight concerning the upcoming nationwide… 29. jan29. Jan 2015, at 13:15