ElectionGudie

Sept. 21, 2002 Held

2,909,998
Voted
Slovakia

Slovak Republic

Election for Národná rada (Slovak National Council)

Results

69%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,909,998
Valid Votes:2,875,081
Invalid Votes:34,917

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Movement for Democratic Slovakia - - 560,691

Other Parties - - 522,885

Slovak Democratic and Christian Union - - 433,953

SMER - - 387,100

Party of the Hungarian Coalition - - 321,069

Christian Democratic Movement - - 237,202

Alliance of a New Citizen - - 230,309

Slovak Communist Party - - 181,872

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 150 seats in the National Council of the Slovak Republic (Narodna Rada Slovenskej Republiky)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Rudolf SCHUSTER
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Mikulas DZURINDA
  • Assembly: Slovakia has a unicameral National Council of the Slovak Republic (Narodna Rada Slovenskej Republiky) with 150 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Council of the Slovak Republic (Narodna Rada Slovenskej Republiky) 150 members are elected through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Movement for a Democratic Slovakia/Hnutie za Demokraticke Slovensko
  • New Civic Alliance/Aliancia Noveho Obcana
  • Christian Democratic Alliance/Krestanskodemokraticke Hnutie
  • Communist Party of Slovakia/Komunisticka Strana Slovenska
  • Slovak Christian Democratic Union/Slovenska Demokraticka a Krestanska Unia
  • Hungarian Coalition Party/Strana Madarskej Koalicie
  • Smer (Direction)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 5,376,912 (2002)
  • Registered Voters: 4,157,802 (2002)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,767,078 (2002)

·         Is Slovakia a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Slovakia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (28 May 1993)

·         Gender Quota: No (there are political parties that have voluntary gender quotas)

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 29 (following the 2002 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 35 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Slovakia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (26 September 2007)

·         Has Slovakia ratified CRPD: Yes (26 May 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 806,536 (est.)