Slovakia: Populist Pelligrini forward in presidential election in Slovakia | EUROtoday

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DThe Social Democratic parliamentary speaker Peter Pellegrini could have received the presidential election in Slovakia. After nearly 90 p.c of the electoral districts had been counted, he was clearly forward of the liberal opposition candidate Ivan Korcok with 44 p.c, with nearly 56 p.c of the votes, because the electoral fee reported late on Sunday night.

In specific, these electoral districts by which Korcok received within the first spherical had not but been counted. But in response to observers, Korcok's deficit was too nice to have the ability to catch up. According to preliminary data, voter turnout was nearly 60 p.c, clearly increased than the primary spherical of voting on March twenty third with 52 p.c.

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