ElectionGudie

April 3, 2004 Held

2,014,619
Voted
Slovakia

Slovak Republic

Election for President

Results

47%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:2,014,619
Valid Votes:1,986,214
Invalid Votes:28,405

Candidates:

Vladimir MECIAR650,242

32.74

Ivan GAÅ PAROVIC442,564

22.28

Eduard KUKAN438,920

22.10

Rudolf SCHUSTER147,549

7.43

František MIKLOŠKO129,414

6.52

Martin BÚTORA129,387

6.51

Ján KR�LIK15,873

0

Josef KALMAN10,221

0

Július KUB�K7,734

0

Josef Å ESTÃ?K6,785

0

Stanislav BERNÃ?T5,719

0

L'ubomir ROMAN1,806

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Slovakia

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 by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

  • Ivan GAŠPAROVIC
    • Party: Movement for Democracy and SMER / (HDZ - SMER)
  • Vladimir MECIAR
    • Party: Movement for a Democratic Slovakia-People's Party / (HZDS-LS)

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

  • Vladimir MECIAR*
    • Party: Movement for a Democratic Slovakia-People
  • Ivan GASPAROVIC
    • Party: People's Union - Movement for Democracy
  • Eduard KUKAN
    • Party: Slovak Democratic and Christian Union
  • Frantisek MIKLOSKO
    • Party: Independent
  • Rudolf SCHUSTER
    • Party: Independent
  • Martin BUTORA
    • Party: Independent

Population and registered voters:

  • Population: 5,372,280 (2004)
  • Registered Voters: 4,202,597 (2004)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,766,407 (2004)

·         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: No

·         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: 805,842 (est.)