Slovakia elections - updates

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Slovaks vote in election overshadowed by journalist's murder

Feb 29, 2020 - 12:43 PM

According to Bratislava-based political analyst Radoslav Stefancik, the 2020 elections in Slovakia are 'primarily about the desire for decency in politics'

SLOVAKIA ELECTIONS. People wait for a bus in front of election posters on the eve of the country's parliamentary election in Bratislava, Slovakia on February 28, 2020. Photo by Vladimir Simicek/AFP

Gov't critic on track to become Slovakia's first woman president

Mar 17, 2019 - 10:13 PM

The liberal environmental lawyer Zuzana Caputova secures 40 percent of the vote, and is almost certain to win the March 30 run-off against European Commission vice-president Sefcovic, who receives just 19 percent

FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT? Leading presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova takes part in a television debate with candidate Maros Sefcovic at TV Markiza in Bratislava on March 17, 2019, one day after the first round of the presidential elections. Photo by Vladimir Simicek/AFP

After reporter's murder, gov't critic tipped to win Slovak poll

Mar 16, 2019 - 10:46 PM

Frontrunner Zuzana Caputova, 45, is among tens of thousands of protesters who took to the streets of Slovakia over the killing of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee

AGAINST EVIL. A picture taken on March 13, 2019 in Bratislava shows a billboard bearing a portrait of presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova and reading "Stand up against evil, together we can do it". Photo by Vladimir Simicek/AFP

PM in pole position as Slovaks vote for president

Mar 16, 2014 - 12:50 AM

Slovaks vote in the first round of a Presidential election that PM Fico is expected to win igniting concern that his leftist Social Democrats could monopolize power in the eurozone country

VOTE. Slovaks vote in the 1st round of a presidential election that PM Robert Fico is poised to win, amid concerns that his leftist Social Democrats could monopolize power in the eurozone country. Photo by Samuel Kubani/AFP