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EP election 2019, page 2

Slovaks like the EU but they are not motivated to vote

In Slovakia, the remain vote would have it if there was a referendum on exiting the EU, sociologist opines.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 9. May 2019, at 17:21

A man walks with an umbrella outside EU headquarters in Brussels.

European Parliament elections often not a priority for Slovak political parties

European institutions are more interested in elections themselves in Slovakia than candidates and political parties, political analyst says.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 3. May 2019, at 8:41

EP elections 2019: Slovak parties and their European families

The European Parliament election is nearing. Here is some basic information about the parties and their candidates.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. May 2019, at 15:27

European Parliament

How many Slovaks would vote in EP elections?

The turnout was among the lowest in the EU in recent years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 13:45

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Dual quality in the EU will be punished

Slovakia’s Agriculture Ministry welcomed the change, calling it a victory.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Apr 2019, at 13:46

Food prices keep falling.

Foreigners in Slovakia: How to vote in the European Parliament elections

Citizens of other EU countries living in Slovakia can vote too. The registration deadline is coming.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 4. Apr 2019, at 21:10

Šefčovič: EU did not mind my campaign

Slovakia's EU Commissioner would like to continue in Brussels after EP election.Matúš Krčmárik4. Apr 2019, at 16:50

Maroš Šefčovič during the presidential election campaign in Slovakia, March 2019.

First poll for EP elections: Extremists score high

Slovakia's 14 seats would be distributed among eight political parties.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Apr 2019, at 22:19

The extremist People's Party Our Slovakia (ĽSNS)came second in the first poll focusing on the 2019 EP elections.

Pellegrini to MEPs: My government is pro-European and committed to NATO

Slovak PM spoke in the European Parliament, faced criticism that lessons have not been learned in SlovakiaCompiled by Spectator staff, 12. Mar 2019, at 14:06

PM Peter Pellegrini at the European Parliament session in Strasbourg.

Eurobarometer: Trust in police has increased since spring 2018

Improvement in trust rate is also due to arrests in the Kuciak murder case.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 20. Feb 2019, at 17:43

Slovaks trust more European institutions than the national ones.

Date for the European Parliament elections has been set

The vote will take place on Saturday, May 25.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Feb 2019, at 22:11

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Slovak parliament stands up for Orbán and Kaczyński

Support for the resolution submitted by the Slovak National Party will not change the direction of the country’s foreign policy, said Most-Híd party.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Feb 2019, at 23:46

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo

European Parliament has mixed feelings about Slovakia after Kuciak’s murder

Members of the European Parliament appreciated that the murderers have been arrested, but pointed out that people who ordered the murders are still unknown.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Nov 2018, at 13:55

EP delegation visited Slovakia in September.

Why do they let nobodies lead key EU institutions?

Quite a lot of the conventional wisdom about the European Union is simply wrong, yet political leaders across the continent continue to reinforce the public’s worst impressions.Benjamin Cunningham, 9. Nov 2018, at 12:54

Manfred Weber of Germany wins the race to lead the European Union's center-right parties into key EU elections in May.

Šefčovič will not run for the top EC post

European Socialists chose Hollander Frans Timmermans as their candidate.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Nov 2018, at 13:48

Maroš Šefčovič

The Spitzenkandidat process is nonsensical and dishonest

Electing at least some MEPs on a cross-border basis, for example, would force candidates to articulate a vision for Europe, rather than count on preexisting party loyalties, to get elected.Benjamin Cunningham, 5. Oct 2018, at 19:59

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič

MEP delegation uneasy about Kaliňák's alleged involvement in scandals

Six months have passed since the murder of the journalist and his fiancée.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2018, at 14:02

Meeting of PM Peter Pellegrini and European MPs

GP: Mistakes have slowed down the investigation of journalist’s murder

The General Prosecutor admitted that mistakes made in the early stage of investigating the case of the murdered reporter Ján Kuciak and his fiancée have complicated its start and slowed down the course of action. He…Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2018, at 13:58

General Prosecutor Jaromír Čižnár at a press conference, July 16.

EP monitoring group expresses concern that there is no progress in the cases of two murdered jounalists

French investigative film-maker, Laurent Richard, says that journalists in Malta and Slovakia should not feel alone. Freedom of the press is the base for democracy.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2018, at 22:29

Protests following the mruder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová were hedl aorund Slovakia - and also abroad (e.g. in Paris, March 9)

Why should Slovaks support a stronger EU?

People like Robert Fico have convinced a fair amount of the population that a weak Brussels is good for a small country like Slovakia. It is not.Benjamin Cunningham, 6. Jul 2018, at 17:00