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Slovakia votes on Saturday in its first General election since an investigative journalist, and His fiancée were murdered, in the year 2018.
polls are tight, and the support is swollen and is an ultra-nationalist party.
Kuciak was the investigation of high-level Corruption - and this is an important issue for the voters.
to win All 150 seats in The National Parliament.
The Federal election, by proportional representation, follows a presidential election last year. although he is a political newcomer.
, including the businessman Marian Kocner .thousands demonstrated in Bratislava on 21. February in memory of the murdered pair of
Kuciak writing about corrupt Slovak business people, EU-subsidies, VAT was a Scam and tried to maintain the of Italy's notorious 'Ndrangheta mafia relations with Slovak politicians.Who is running?
it was worse a week before the vote, when Mr Pellegrini was sick with pneumonia and cancelled His schedule. The Prime Minister was forced to take to Twitter and deny he had proposed coronavirus, according to people online, he had the Infection .
puts Smer-SD to about 17% - down from the 28% of the vote share won in the 2016 Federal election.
Meanwhile, the extreme right-wing people's party has increased Our Slovakia (LSNS) third, surveys suggest. The Party is led by Marian Kotleba , A Man who sponsored to dress in a uniform modelled on the Hlinka Guard , the militia, the 1939-45 Nazi Slovak State .Marian Kotleba is an ardent Slovak nationalist
Mr Kotleba is an ardent nationalist. He wants to leave Slovakia, in the Nato - the military Alliance is calling a "terrorist" organization and has injected powerful anti-immigrant and anti-Roma rhetoric.
Although The Group has denied any links to fascism, it was regularly accused of extremism.
surveys suggest that the fourth and fifth, at 9% each, are the center-left-liberal group of the Progressive Slovakia (PS-SPOLU) and the anti-graft liberal opposition party Za Ludi, that is, For people, led by the former President Andrej Kiska .Party support in Slovakia
Political' s poll of pollssource: Politico
though the ruling Smer-SD they are, their current coalition partners look set to win enough votes to qualify for seats, raising further doubts as to Smer-SD is the handle to the power.An editor remembers,
"It is still incredible. There are still a lot of sadness," he said, as we sat in the conference room of Aktuality. sk-editors. The '#AllForJan " badge in the button-hole is now an integral part of.
The waves that reverberate from Kuciak of the killing yet, by the Slovak society, and they are still redrawing the Slovak political landscape. Robert Fico 's Smer-SD party - the dominant power here for over a Decade - perhaps fatally The Affair wounded by.Jan Kuciak -editor Peter Bardy is concerned about The Rise of the extreme right in Slovakia
"I think we woke up," says Bardy.
Successive opinion polls suggest that change may be. But not all forces have rushed into the vacuum benign, are filled, he warns. He is particularly concerned about The Threat posed by the former neo-Nazi Marian Kotleba .The Campaign ?
"The Most likely scenario is The Creation of a center-right, pro-democracy-oriented government coalition, six or even seven parties," political analyst Grigory Meseznikov, the news Agency AFP news agency said.Former media Director and self-made millionaire, Igor Matovic , founded the Ordinary People party, which declared a Decade ago,
It has been verbally attacked, the country of the Roma (Gypsy) minority at the rallies, and Mr Kotleba is in favour of closer ties with Vladimir Putin 's Russia over the EU.
The chances of it are with a role in government, however, is low. To do President Caputova vowed recently to block "everything is possible" coalition deal with the LSNS.