24th Oct 2016


Slovakia's Social Democrats tipped to win

Unofficial results suggest Slovakia's ruling Social Democrats have won the EP vote with 25%, albeit with one less MEP. Seven other mainly centre-right parties appear to have won seats including two each to the Christian democrats and SDKU-DS, but none to an extremist party. Turnout reportedly fell to some 13%.

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