ElectionGudie

June 17, 2006 Held

2,335,917
Voted
Slovakia

Slovak Republic

Election for Národná rada (Slovak National Council)

Results

54%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,335,917
Valid Votes:2,303,139
Invalid Votes:32,778

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Direction 50 - 671,185

29.14%

Slovak Democratic and Christian Union 31 - 422,815

18.36%

Slovak National Party 20 - 270,230

11.73%

Hungarian Coalition Party 20 - 269,111

11.68%

People's Party - Movement for Democratic Slovakia 15 - 202,540

8.79%

Christian Democratic Movement 14 - 191,443

8.31%

Slovak Communist Party - - 89,418

3.88%

Free Forum - - 79,963

3.47%

Others - - 73,659

3.20%

New Citizen's Alliance - - 32,775

1.42%

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 Ivan GASPAROVIC
  • 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:

  • Party: Direction / (SMER)
    • Leader: Robert FICO
    • Seats won in this election: 50
    • Seats won in last election: 25
  • Party: Slovak Democratic and Christian Union / (SDKU-DS)
    • Leader: Mikulas DZURINDA
    • Seats won in this election: 31
    • Seats won in last election: 28
  • Party: Slovak National Party / (SNS)
    • Leader: Jan SLOTA
    • Seats won in this election: 20
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Hungarian Coalition Party / (SMK-MKP)
    • Leader: Bela BUGAR
    • Seats won in this election: 20
    • Seats won in last election: 20
  • Party: People's Party - Movement for Democratic Slovakia / (LS- HZDS)
    • Leader: Vladimir MECIAR
    • Seats won in this election: 15
    • Seats won in last election: 36
  • Party: Christian Democratic Movement / (KDH)
    • Leader: Pavol HRUSOVSKY
    • Seats won in this election: 14
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Party: Slovak Communist Party / (KSS)
    • Leader: Jozef SEVC
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 11
  • Party: Free Forum / (SF)
    • Leader: Zuzana MARTINAKOVA
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: New Citizen's Alliance / (ANO)
    • Leader: Pavel RUSKO
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Party: Others
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last parliamentary election was held on September 20-21, 2002.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 5,439,448 (July 2006 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 4,272,517 (June 2006)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,767,818 (2006)

·         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: 24 (following the 2006 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: 815,917 (est.)