Bratislava, August 9 (TASR) – If a parliamentary election had been held in August, Smer-SD would have come out on top with 21.8 percent of the votes, followed by the Progressive Slovakia-Together coalition on 14 percent and the far-right People’s Party Our Slovakia on 12.1 percent, according to a poll conducted by Focus agency on a sample of 1,020 respondents between August 1-7.
Fourth place would have been claimed by the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on 7.5 percent, followed by Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) and the Slovak National Party (SNS) on 7 percent each, We Are Family (6.3 percent) and OLaNO (6 percent). The last party to make it into Parliament above the required 5-percent threshold would have been the fledgling For the People party (5 percent).
Remaining outside of Parliament would have been Most-Hid (4.7 percent), the ethnic-Hungarian SMK (3.4 percent) and the Communist Party of Slovakia (1.2 percent).
In the House, Smer-SD would have garnered 38 seats, PS-Together 24 seats, LSNS 21, KDH 13, SaS and SNS 12 each, We Are Family 11, OLaNO 10 and For the People 9.