Communist Party of Slovakia

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Communist Party of Slovakia

Komunistická strana Slovenska
LeaderJozef Hrdlička
Founded29 August 1992
Merger ofKSS '91 and ZKS
HeadquartersBratislava
Membership (2015)2,100[1]
IdeologyCommunism[2]
Marxism–Leninism[3]
Political positionFar-left[2]
European affiliationInitiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
Party of the European Left (observer)
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
European Parliament groupNone
ColoursRed
Website
www.kss.sk

The Communist Party of Slovakia (Slovak: Komunistická strana Slovenska, KSS) is a communist party in Slovakia, formed in 1992, through the merger of the Communist Party of Slovakia – 91 and the Communist League of Slovakia.

The party is observer of the Party of the European Left although it criticizes the Political Theses for the 1st Congress of European Left.[4]

Electoral results[edit]

Results since 1992
(year links to election page)
Year Type of Election Votes % Seats
1992
Parliament
23,349
0.76%
0
1994
Parliament
78,419
2.73%
0
1998
Parliament
94,015
2.79%
0
2002
Parliament
181,872
6.33%
11
2004
European Parliament
31,908
4.54%
0
2006
Parliament
89,418
3.88%
0
2009
European Parliament
13,643
1.65%
0
2010
Parliament
21,104
0.83%
0
2012
Parliament
18,583
0.72%
0
2014
European Parliament
8,510
1.51%
0
2016
Parliament
16,278
0.62%
0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Najbohatšiu členskú základňu si držia Smer-SD, KDH a SMK". Hlavné Správy. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b March, Luke (2008). Contemporary Far Left Parties in Europe (PDF). Berlin: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. p. 3. ISBN 978-3-86872-000-6.
  3. ^ http://www.parties-and-elections.de/slovakia.html
  4. ^ http://www.kominform.at/article.php/20051031185746462/print

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