Slovakia Presidential Election 2019 Voting Live

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Slovakia Presidential Election 2019 Results Voting Live

Slovakia Presidential Election Dates 2019

Slovakia Presidential Election Date: 16 March 2019 

Elections in Slovakia gives information on election and election results in Slovakia.

Slovakia elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Council (Narodná Rada Slovenskej Republiky) has 150 members, elected for a four-year term by proportional representation. Slovakia has a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone, and parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held in Slovakia on Saturday, 16 March with the runoff on 30 March. The incumbent President Andrej Kiska won't run for a second term.


Slovakia Presidential Election Voting Live 2019

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The electoral system of Slovakia

The President of the Slovak Republic is elected for a five-year term, and by popular vote since 1999. His role is limited, but not just ceremonial. The President has the power to nominate the Prime minister, to veto bills (unless confirmed by a two-thirds majority), and to nominate judges on the highest tiers of the judicial branch.

The President is elected through a two-round method.

For one's candidacy to be valid, the Constitution of Slovakia requires to collect 15,000 signatures of Slovak citizens or the support of 15 of the 150 MPs in the legislature. However, the office is limited to two terms.


Slovakia Parties and leaders

 

Name Party Occupation
Andrej Kiska Independent 4th and current Slovak President
Robert Fico SMER-SD Former Head of Government of Slovakia
Peter Pellegrini SMER-SD Current Head of Government of Slovakia
Miroslav Lajčák SMER-SD Minister of Foreign Affairs
Iveta Radičová Independent Former Head of Government of Slovakia
Andrej Danko SNS Speaker of the National Council of Slovak Republic
Boris Kollár We Are Family Member of Parliament and leader of We Are Family
Imrich Béreš Independent Former Member of Parliament
Marek Maďarič SMER-SD Former Minister of Culture

Slovakia past election results 

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Direction-Social Democracy 737,481 28.28 49 –34
Freedom and Solidarity 315,558 12.10 21 +10
OĽANO–NOVA 287,611 11.03 19 +3
Slovak National Party 225,386 8.64 15 +15
Kotleba – People's Party-Our Slovakia 209,779 8.04 14 +14
We Are Family 172,860 6.63 11 New
Most–Híd 169,593 6.50 11 –2
Network 146,205 5.61 10 New
Christian Democratic Movement 128,908 4.94 0 –16
Party of the Hungarian Community 105,495 4.05 0 0
Slovak Civic Coalition 21,785 0.84 0 New
TIP Party 18,845 0.72 0 New
Slovak Green Party 17,541 0.67 0 0
Communist Party of Slovakia 16,278 0.62 0 0
Slovak Democratic and Christian Union – Democratic Party 6,938 0.27 0 –11
CHANCE 6,522 0.25 0 New
Party of Modern Slovakia 4,559 0.17 0 New
Direct Democracy Party 3,595 0.14 0 New
Courage – Great National and Pro-Russian Coalition 3,428 0.13 0 New
Resistance – Labor Party 3,182 0.12 0 New
Hungarian Christian Democratic Alliance 2,426 0.09 0 New
Democratic Party – Ľudo Kaník 1,998 0.08 0 New
Coalition – Together for Slovakia 1,777 0.07 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 20,798
Total 2,648,184 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout% 4,426,760 59.82

 

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