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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