Slovak presidential election, 1999
Presidential elections were held in Slovakia on 15 May 1999, with a second round on 29 May. Following a constitutional amendment in 1998 that introduced direct presidential elections for the first time, they resulted in a victory for Rudolf Schuster, who received 57.2% of the vote in the run-off.
|Candidate||Party||First round||Second round|
|Rudolf Schuster||Party of Civic Understanding||1,396,950||47.4||1,727,481||57.2|
|Vladimír Mečiar||Movement for a Democratic Slovakia||1,097,956||37.2||1,293,642||42.8|
|Ján Slota||Slovak National Party||73,836||2.5|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|