Poll: Smer-SD Would’ve Won Election on 35 percent If Held in February

Smer-SD's election campaign motto 'We Work for People' (stock photo by TASR)

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) – Eight political parties would have made it into Parliament had an election been held between February 12-18, TASR learnt from AKO agency on Friday.

The incumbent Smer-SD party was supported by 35 percent of the 1,200 people included in the poll, which equates to 63 seats.

The Slovak National Party (SNS) would have finished second on 9.4 percent and 17 seats, followed by Siet on 8.1 percent (14 seats), Most-Hid and Ordinary People-NOVA both on 6.9 percent and Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) on 6.7 percent (12 seats each).

The last two parties that would have made it to Parliament are Christian Democrats (KDH) with 6.3 percent (11 seats) and We Are Family-Boris Kollar with 5.1 percent (nine seats)

Following parties would have stayed outside the gates of Parliament: Kotleba-People’s Party Our Slovakia (4.2 percent), the Hungarian Community Party (SMK – 3 percent), SKOK (2.3 percent), the Slovak Green Party (SZS) and the Slovak Communist Party (KSS) both on 1.3 percent, the Hungarian Christian-Democratic Alliance and SDKU-DS (both 0.7 percent), Slovak Democrats-Ludo Kanik (0.5 percent), TIP, Sanca and the Resistance-Labour Party (each on 0.4 percent), the Party of Modern Slovakia (0.2 percent), Courage – Great National and Pro-Russian Coalition and Direct Democracy (both 0.1 percent) and Together for Slovakia Coalition would not have acquired any vote at all.