29. 06. 2020 14:31
According to a poll carried out by the Focus agency on behalf of television channel Markiza, the newly emerging party of ex-premier Peter Pellegrini would have garnered 19.3 percent of the votes if a general election had taken place in mid to late June. It would be one percent behind the governing OLaNO party, which would have enjoyed the support of 20.3 percent of the voters. We Are Family would have been placed third on 9.6 percent, followed by Smer-SD on 9.5 percent. Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would have gained 8.8 percent of the votes, while the far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) would have seen 8.3-percent support. Progressive Slovakia (PS) would have been the last party to make it into Parliament on 5.9 percent. Meanwhile, the coalition For the People party would have garnered 3.5 percent of the votes. The poll was carried out between June 17 and 24 on a sample of 1,009 respondents. It was published on Markiza's politics show 'Tough Questions' (Na telo) on Sunday.