Bratislava, February 18, (TASR) – Had a general election been held in early February, it would have been won by the currently governing Smer-SD party on 32.1 percent of the votes, according to a poll carried out by Median SK agency on a sample of 1,001 respondents between February 7-16.
Second was the Slovak National Party (SNS) on 10.5 percent, ahead of Siet (Network) on 8.7 percent.
Five other parties would have cleared the 5-percent threshold needed to win representation in Parliament – Most-Hid on 7.9 percent, OLaNO-NOVA on 7.5 percent, Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) on 6.7 percent, the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) on 6.6 percent and We Are Family-Boris Kollar on 5.5 percent.
The list of parties that would have failed to get into Parliament included, for example, Kotleba-People’s Party Our Slovakia on 3.4 percent, the ethnic-Hungarian SMK on 2.4 percent, SKOK on 1.8 percent, the Communist Party of Slovakia (KSS) on 1.7 percent, SDKU-DS on 1.1 percent and TIP on 1 percent.
According to the poll, 52.4 percent of the respondents would have definitely gone to the polling stations, while 15.3 percent would probably have voted. Another 7.6 percent would probably not have voted, while 24.7 percent would definitely not have done so.