Parliamentary Elections in Slovakia: Protest Party Wins, Liberals Not in Parliament 

 

The eagerly awaited parliamentary elections in Slovakia are over and their winners and losers are known. Igor Matovič, the expected new Slovakian Prime Minister, became the clear winner with his anti-corruption movement “Ordinary people and independent personalities” (OĽaNO). OĽaNO won the election with 25.02 percent. Continue reading

Parliamentary Elections in Slovakia: Between Insecurity and Hope for Change 

 

On Saturday, Slovaks will vote on their parliamentary representatives for the next four-year legislature and some observers already ascribe historical significance to the upcoming election campaign. The elections are taking place after four challenging years, which were marked above all by the murder of the journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová. The double murder triggered a series of protests against the government and numerous revelations of corruption and mafia contacts right up to the cabinet of the then Social Democratic head of government. Slovaks, whose confidence in institutions and the rule of law has been deeply shaken, are now demanding changes. However, it is difficult to predict who will form future government just a few days before the election. Continue reading

Liberal Breakfast on the Slovak Elections 

A joint event series by Friedrich Naumann Foundation Europe & ALDE Party

 

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NEW DATE!

When?      Thursday, 05.03.20

Where?     ALDE Party (Rue d’Idalie 11, 1050 Brussels)

 

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Kindly register for this event by 03. March at  https://tinyurl.com/vxspwtt * Continue reading