Movement for Democracy (Slovakia)

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Movement for Democracy
Hnutie za demokraciu
Leader Jozef Grapa
Founded 12 July 2002
Split from HZDS
Headquarters Bratislava
Ideology Conservatism
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The Movement for Democracy (Slovak: Hnutie za demokraciu) is a political party in Slovakia created in 2002 when it split from the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia. From 2002 to 2004 the first leader of the party was Ivan Gašparovič, the former president of Slovakia. The leader since 2004 is Jozef Grapa.

In the parliamentary election of 17 June 2006, the party won 0.6% of the popular vote and lost parliamentary representation. Movement for Democracy was part of the Alliance for Europe of the Nations from 2002 to 2009.


No. Name Photo Since Until
1 Ivan Gašparovič
Ivan Gašparovič.jpg
12 July 2002 17 April 2004
2 Jozef Grapa
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17 April 2004 Incumbent

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