2019 European Parliament election in Slovakia

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2019 European Parliament election in Slovakia

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All 14 Slovak seats in the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
  Portrait placeholder.png Monika Flašíková Beňová (Martin Rulsch) 2.jpg Portrait placeholder.png
Leader Michal Šimečka Monika Beňová Martin Beluský
Party PS / SPOLU Smer–SD ĽSNS
Alliance ALDE / EPP S&D APF
Last election New party 4 seats, 24.1% 0 seat, 1.7%
Seats won 4 3 2
Seat change Increase4 Decrease1 Increase2
Popular vote 198,255 154,996 118,995
Percentage 20.11% 15.72% 12.07%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  MEP Ivan Štefanec.jpg Eugen Jurzyca (cropped).jpg Portrait placeholder.png
Leader Ivan Štefanec Eugen Jurzyca Michal Šipoš
Party KDH SaS OĽaNO
Alliance EPP ECR ECR
Last election 2 seats, 10.9% 1 seat, 6.7% 1 seat, 7.5%
Seats won 2 2 1
Seat change Steady0 Increase1 Steady0
Popular vote 95,588 94,839 51,834
Percentage 9.69% 9.62% 5.25%

Elections in Slovakia for the 2019 European Parliament election took place on 25 May 2019.[1] Thirty-one parties featured on the electoral list.[2] Election was wan by alliance of Progressive Slovakia and TOGETHER - Civic Democracy. It was the first election since 2006 that was won by some other party than Direction – Social Democracy.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Europarty Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Progressive Slovakia
SPOLU
ALDE
EPP
198,255 20.11 New
2 / 14
New
New
2 / 14
New
Direction – Social Democracy (SMER) PES 154,996 15.72 −8.37
3 / 14
1 Decrease
People's Party – Our Slovakia (ĽSNS) APF 118,995 12.07 +10.34
2 / 14
2 Increase
Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) EPP 95,588 9.69 -3.52
2 / 14
0 Steady
Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) AECR 94,839 9.62 +2.96
2 / 14
1 Increase
Ordinary People (OĽaNO) AECR 51,834 5.25 -2.39
1 / 14
0 Steady
Party of the Hungarian Community (SMK-MKP) EPP 48,929 4.96 -1.57 0 1 Decrease
Slovak National Party (SNS) None 40,330 4.09 +0.48 0 0
Christian Union (KÚ) None 37,974 3.85 New 0 New
We Are Family (Sme Rodina - Boris Kollár) EAPN 31,840 3.23 New 0 New
Most-Híd EPP 25,562 2.59 -3.24 0 1 Decrease
Total - 1,007,398 100 14 +1
Registered voters/turnout - 4,429,801 22.74
Source: [1]

†One seat will be taken after Brexit and departure of British MEPs

European groups[edit]

European group Seats 2014 Seats 2019 Change
European People's Party EPP 6 5 1 Decrease
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats S&D 4 3 1 Decrease
European Conservatives and Reformists ECR 1 2 1 Increase
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe ALDE 1 2 1 Increase
Alliance for Peace and Freedom APF 0 2 2 Increase
Non-Inscrits NI 1 0 1 Decrease
13 14

Elected members[edit]

PS – ALDE

  1. Michal Šimečka, by 81,735 prefferential votes
  2. Martin Hojsík, by 27,549 prefferential votes

SPOLU – EPP

  1. Michal Wiezik, by 29,998 prefferential votes
  2. Vladimír Bilčík, by 26,202 prefferential votes

Smer – S&D

  1. Monika Beňová, by 89,472 prefferential votes
  2. Miroslav Číž, by 51,362 prefferential votes
  3. Robert Hajšel, by 13,773 prefferential votes

ĽSNS – APF

  1. Milan Uhrík, by 42,779 prefferential votes
  2. Miroslav Radačovský, by 42,276 prefferential votes

KDH – EPP

  1. Ivan Štefanec, by 33,128 prefferential votes
  2. Miriam Lexmann, by 27,833 prefferential votes

SaS – AECR

  1. Lucia Ďuriš Nicholsonová, by 52,331 prefferential votes
  2. Eugen Jurzyca, by 33,540 prefferential votes

OĽaNO – AECR

  1. Peter Pollák, by 23,815 prefferential votes

Post-election changes of Europarties[edit]

On 5 June, Peter Pollák announced that he is switching from AECR to EPP.[4]

Opinion polls[edit]

Date Polling firm Sample
size
Smer–SD SaS OĽaNO SNS Kotleba–ĽSNS Sme Rodina Most–Híd KDH SMK-MKP KSS SZS PS PD DOPRAVA Lead
25 May 2019 Election 15.7% 9.6% 5.3% 4.1% 12.1% 3.2% 2.6% 9.7% 5.0% 0.6% 0.8% 20.1% 0.2% 0.4% 4.4%
18-9 May 2019 Phoenix[5] 1,087 22.5% 14.3% 13.9% 8.1% 13.8% 12.3% 5.0% 9.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.8% 0.0% 5.2% 8.2%
1-15 March 2019 Focus[6] 1,590 21.6% 11.3% 11.0% 6.0% 12.9% 9.2% 4.0% 8.9% 3.2% 1.8% 1.1% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0% 8.7%

Parties[edit]

  1. SMER
  2. Kresťanská demokracia (Christian Democracy)
  3. Kotleba – People's Party Our Slovakia
  4. Korektúra
  5. Slovak National Party
  6. We Are Family
  7. Ordinary People
  8. Starostovia a nezávislí kandidáti
  9. Strana práce
  10. Strana tolerancie a spolunažívania
  11. Hlas ľudu
  12. Maďarská kresťanskodemokratická aliancia
  13. Doprava
  14. Christian Democratic Movement
  15. Slovak Green Party
  16. Most–Híd
  17. PRIAMA DEMOKRACIA
  18. Strana rómskej koalície - SRK
  19. Slovak Conservative Party
  20. Slovenská národná jednota
  21. Party of the Hungarian Community
  22. Doma dobre
  23. Communist Party of Slovakia and VZDOR
  24. EURÓPSKA DEMOKRATICKÁ STRANA
  25. Freedom and Solidarity
  26. Slovenská ľudová strana Andreja Hlinku
  27. NAJ – Nezávislosť a Jednota
  28. Kresťanská únia
  29. Progressive Slovakia and TOGETHER – Civic Democracy
  30. Demokratická strana
  31. Národná koalícia

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Európsky parlament Kancelária na Slovensku European Parliament
  2. ^ Vo voľbách do EP bude možné hlasovať za kandidátov 31 strán a koalícií Teraz
  3. ^ "Eurovolby na Slovensku: Nástup strany prezidentky Čaputové, Fico poprvé nevyhrál, Kotleba uspěl". Reflex.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  4. ^ Peter Pollák sa pridáva k frakcii Európskej ľudovej strany (EPP)
  5. ^ "Prieskum: Do Európskeho parlamentu by sa dostalo 10 strán". Pravda.sk. May 10, 2019. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  6. ^ Gabrižová, Zuzana (Apr 2, 2019). "Prvý prieskum k eurovoľbám: Kotleba je druhý, poslancov by malo osem strán". Retrieved May 25, 2019.