Slovak regional elections, 2009

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Elections were held in Slovakia's eight self-governing regions on 14 November 2009.

Six of the regional presidencies were won by centre-left Direction – Social Democracy (Smer), with one being won by Smer's national conservative allies, the People's Party – Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (ĽS-HZDS). Bratislava was won by the centre-right Slovak Democratic and Christian Union – Democratic Party, having previously been held by ĽS-HZDS-backed Vladimír Bajan

Results[edit]

Presidencies[edit]

Region Winner Party Endorsing parties
Bratislava Pavol Frešo SDKÚ-DS KDH, SMK, OKS, SaS
Trnava Tibor Mikuš Smer ND, SNS, SZ
Trenčín Pavol Sedláček ĽS-HZDS Smer, SNS
Nitra Milan Belica Smer SDKÚ-DS, KDH
Žilina Juraj Blanár Smer SNS, ĽS-HZDS, SZ, SF
Banská Bystrica Vladimír Maňka Smer ĽS-HZDS
Prešov Peter Chudík Smer ĽS-HZDS, HZD, SZS
Košice Zdenko Trebuľa Smer SMK, ĽS-HZDS, SF, HZD, SOS, Most–Híd, Liga

Councils[edit]

Party Bratislava Trnava Trenčín Nitra Žilina Banská Bystrica Prešov Košice Total  %
Smer 13 4 20 15 16 20 21 26 135 33.1
SDKÚ-DS 10 3 5 9 4 4 15 7 57 14.0
KDH 8 8 3 7 13 2 10 51 12.5
SMK 5 11 13 7 4 40 9.8
ĽS-HZDS 1 3 7 7 5 7 5 4 39 9.6
SNS 1 6 2 9 2.2
HZD 2 1 1 4 1.0
OKS 3 1 4 1.0
Most–Híd 1 1 2 0.5
SF 1 1 2 0.5
Other parties 1 1 1 1 3 2 9 2.2
Independents 2 6 10 3 11 5 6 13 56 13.7
Total 44 40 45 54 57 49 62 57 408 100

Nine further parties won one seat each.