Parliamentary election takes place in Slovakia on February 29, 2020. Read more about the election here

Exit poll results will be published as soon as the moratorium is over, when the polling stations close at 22:00.

The 2020 election in Slovakia is expected to bring a change after two governments dominated by the Smer party of former prime minister Robert Fico, forced to step down in 2018 in the aftermath of the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová




The Heger cabinet
Most respondents in a recent Focus poll opine the government will last only a few months. 26. apr26. Apr 2021, at 10:44
Hlas remains the strongest party, according to recent AKO poll. 20. apr20. Apr 2021, at 17:49
Igor Matovič at the April 9 press conference.
The public's trust in President Čaputová fell as well, the recent Focus poll suggests. 19. apr19. Apr 2021, at 11:16
Eduard Heger and Igor Matovič
Nearly all ruling parties fell in the recent Focus poll, apart from Sme Rodina. 12. apr12. Apr 2021, at 11:22
The representatives of the future coalition parties (l-r): Boris Kollár of Sme Rodina, Igor Matovič of OĽaNO, Veronika Remišová of Za Ľudí and Richard Sulík of SaS
The election would be won by Hlas, plus Za Ľudí and ĽSNS would drop from parliament, AKO poll suggests. 15. mar15. Mar 2021, at 17:57
Igor Matovič (left) and Richard Sulík (right) in May 2020.
Za Ľudí would return to the parliament, according to the latest poll. 1. mar1. Mar 2021, at 11:19
ĽSNS chair Marian Kotleba (centre) and his colleagues hold a press conference in Banská Bystrica on January 9, 2019
Sulík’s SaS is still ahead of PM Matovič’s OĽaNO, according to the AKO poll. 15. feb15. Feb 2021, at 11:42
PM Igor Matovič (front) and Economy Minister Richard Sulík (back)
At the same time, most people think PM Matovič is not managing the coronavirus crisis well. 25. jan25. Jan 2021, at 11:19
Illustrative stock photo
Those in obligatory isolation due to COVID-19 will not be able to vote in the complementary election. 29. sep29. Sep 2020, at 11:01
Peter Pellegrini introduced a new party in late June 2020.
The recent poll shows that most ruling parties are losing voters. 7. sep7. Sep 2020, at 11:12
PM Igor Matovič
Read your overview of news from Slovakia from April 29, 2020. 29. apr29. Apr 2020, at 21:35
PM Igor Matovič
On the other hand, the second poll shows Za Ľudí of ex-president Kiska outside the parliament. 20. apr20. Apr 2020, at 23:36
From left to right: Richard Sulík (SaS), Igor Matovič (OĽaNO), Boris Kollár (Sme Rodina), and Andrej Kiska (Za Ľudí)meet at a round table on the evening of March 5 in the restaurant Hradná hviezda.
But the ruling coalition would still have enough votes to form the government. 20. apr20. Apr 2020, at 13:05
Miroslav Lajčák
Lajčák’s primary diplomatic focus has been in the Balkans. 2. apr2. Apr 2020, at 10:25
The president appointed the cabinet of Igor Matovič on March 21. and 1 more 21. mar21. Mar 2020, at 14:08
UPDATED: March 10, 2020 at 11:11

Who will sit in Slovakia's next government?

The representatives of the future coalition parties (l-r): Boris Kollár of Sme Rodina, Igor Matovič of OĽaNO, Veronika Remišová of Za Ľudí and Richard Sulík of SaS
President Zuzana Čaputová has already accepted all the nominations, and will appoint the new cabinet on March 21. 19. mar19. Mar 2020, at 11:15
Last Week in Slovakia

Of people and viruses

Igor Matovic, Veronika Remisova, and Richard Sulik.
The government keeps tightening measures. But it is not all about the corona in Slovakia these days. 16. mar16. Mar 2020, at 14:57
The new prime minister and his government will have only hours instead of the usual hundred days. 16. mar16. Mar 2020, at 12:46
Richard Sulík (SaS), Igor Matovič (OĽaNO), President Zuzana Čaputová, Veronika Remišová (Za Ľudí) and Boris Kollár (Sme Rodina), from left.
Forming the new cabinet lasted only a record 13 days. 14. mar14. Mar 2020, at 16:28
The future ruling coalition leaders after they have reached a deal on the distribution of ministerial posts.
The designated prime minister will first present the names of the proposed ministers to President Čaputová, then officially reveal them to the public. 13. mar13. Mar 2020, at 19:41