Marek Hattas on the election night
Municipal leaders who grew from grassroots movements want to change their cities through communication. 28. Jan 2019, at 16:35
A year of anniversaries turned into a year of changes, protests and surprises. and 1 more28. Dec 2018, at 7:30
When you live in a small village, you don't care about Bratislava. At home, everything is at stake. 18. Nov 2018, at 9:00
Matúš Vallo discusses the municipal elections at the SME daily.
The new Bratislava mayor has four broad priorities to accomplish. Peter Kováč15. Nov 2018, at 18:00
Only the former PM knows whether the inspiration for his latest stunt was the success of the For A Decent Slovakia-supported candidates in the municipal elections. 15. Nov 2018, at 11:30
The candidates for Bratislava mayor, l-r: Václav Mika, Ján Mrva, Ivo Nesrovnal and Matúš Vallo
Municipal elections in the capital and elsewhere were also marked by a smear campaign. It does not seem to have worked. 13. Nov 2018, at 14:29
Jana Vaľová
The loss of Smer's Jana Vaľová in the mayoral race has become symbolic of the 2018 municipal vote. 13. Nov 2018, at 11:29
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A slightly higher turnout and more independent candidates. Some results in the municipal elections came as a surprise. 11. Nov 2018, at 16:09
Marek Hattas won in Nitra.
Smer lost all the regional capitals. 11. Nov 2018, at 12:18
M.Vallo on election night.
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Architect Matúš Vallo won the election following an unprecedented campaign in the capital. 11. Nov 2018, at 11:54
Matúš Vallo was elected new mayor of Bratislava.
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Inhabitants of Slovak towns and villages have elected their new mayors. 10. Nov 2018, at 7:00
Some corruption was evident in the 2014 municipal election. Illustrative stock photo
Political campaigning on the internet and social media is banned as well. 8. Nov 2018, at 7:00
Foreigners with permanent residence can cast their vote as well. 7. Nov 2018, at 22:32
Elena Gallová Kriglerová
If foreigners feel left out, it will become more and more complicated for them in the future but also for common coexistence, researcher says. 6. Nov 2018, at 17:05
Some corruption was evident in the 2014 municipal election. Illustrative stock photo
Votes have been traded for a variety of things, including ski lift-passes. Lucia Krbatová1. Nov 2018, at 8:38
Ján Mrva
But more can be done for foreigners, says Vajnory Mayor and candidate for the mayor of the capital, Jan Mrva. 29. Oct 2018, at 17:04
Regional election 2017
Journalist Anca Dragu urges foreigners to make politicians care by casting their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on November 10. and 1 more18. Oct 2018, at 13:10
Václav Mika
Former top media manager Václav Mika believes experiences from running the public-service broadcaster can be useful in running the capital. 18. Oct 2018, at 13:04
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Dutch activist after 13 years in Slovakia: I am still waiting to have a mayor who will translate the website of the city of Bratislava into English. 18. Oct 2018, at 7:55
Municipal elections will take place on November 10.
The transparency watchdog conducted a survey recently, focusing on people’s trust in municipal governance. 16. Oct 2018, at 23:53