Slovak PM Fico’s Smer party leads in election

Bratislava, March 6 (IANS) Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico’s Smer-SD came first in the general election in Slovakia on Saturday, according to a TV Markiza exit poll.

Smer-SD won 27.3 percent of the vote, followed by Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 13.3 percent and OLaNO-NOVA with 11.2 percent, the exit poll showed.

Moreover, the exit poll also indicated that the following parties have also made it into Parliament: Slovak National Party (SNS) — 8 percent, Most-Hid — 7.3 percent, People’s Party Our Slovakia — 6.8 percent, Siet — 6.7 percent, We Are Family — 5.9 percent, and the Christian Democrats (KDH) — 5 percent, Xinhua news agency reported.

Official results will be published on Sunday.

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