ElectionGudie

March 16, 2019 Held

2,145,364
Voted
Slovakia

Slovak Republic

Election for President

Results

Cast Votes:2,145,364
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Zuzana ČAPUTOVÁ870,415

40.57

Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ400,379

18.66

Štefan HARABIN307,823

14.34

Marian KOTLEBA222,935

10.39

František MIKLOŠKO122,916

5.72

Béla BUGÁR66,667

3.10

Milan KRAJNIAK59,464

2.77

Eduard CHMELAR58,965

2.74

Martin DAŇO11146

0.51

Robert ŠVEC 6567

0.30

Juraj ZÁBOJNÍK6219

0.28

Ivan ZUZULA3807

0.17

Bohumila TAUCHMANNOVÁ3535

0.16

More Info:

At Stake in this Election:

  • The office of the President of the Slovak Republic

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Andrej KISKA*
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Peter PELLEGRINI
  • Assembly: Slovakia has a unicameral National Council (Národná rada) with 150 seats.

* President Andrej KISKA has announced he will not seek re-election.

Electoral System:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term. If no candidate wins a majority of votes from eligible voters in the first round, the top two candidates go to a second round.
  • Candidates for the office of the president must be nominated by at least 15 members of the National Council (Národná rada) or through a petition of at least 15,000 voters. Presidents of the Slovak Republic are limited to two 5-year terms in office.

Main Candidates in the Election:

  • Štefan HARABIN
    • Independent
  • Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ
    • Party: Independent*
  • Marian KOTLEBA
    • Party: People’s Party – Our Slovakia / Kotleba – Ľudová strana Naše Slovensko
  • Zuzana ČAPUTOVÁ
    • Party: Progressive Slovakia / Progresivne Slovensko 
  • Béla BUGÁR
    • Party: Most-Hid / Most-Híd
  • František MIKLOŠKO
    • Party: Independent**
  • Milan KRAJNIAK
    • Party: We Are a Family / Sme Rodina
  • Eduard CHMELAR
    • Party: Independent
  • Robert ŠVEC 
    • Party: Independent***
  • Ivan ZUZULA
    • Party: Slovak Conservative Party  / Slovenská konzervatívna strana (SKS)
  • Martin DAŇO
    • Independent
  • Juraj ZÁBOJNÍK
    • Independent
  • Bohumila TAUCHMANNOVÁ
    • Independent

* Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ’s candidacy is supported by Direction – Social Democracy / Smer – sociálna demokracia (Smer-SD).

** František MIKLOŠKO’s candidacy is supported by the Christian Democratic Movement / Kresťanskodemokratické hnutie (KDH).

*** Robert ŠVEC’s candidacy is supported by the Slovak Revival Movement (SHO).

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 5,450,421 (as of December 2018)
  • Registered Voters: 4,429,033

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 2,789,344 (as of December 2018)
  • 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: 30 (20%)
  • Human Development Index Position: 38 (2018)
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Very Low (2019)

Disability Data:

  • Is Slovakia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (26 September 2007)
  • Has Slovakia ratified CRPD: Yes (26 May 2010)
  • Population with a disability: 812,797 (est.)