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Defeated Pellegrini after election night: If people in the countryside don’t vote, the big cities will decide for them

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Defeated Pellegrini after election night: If people in the countryside don’t vote, the big cities will decide for them

The elections for the president of the Slovak Republic were held in Slovakia on Saturday.  The presidential elections are two-round and citizens could choose from nine candidates in the first round.  In the photo, the Chairman of the National Council (NR) of the Slovak Republic and candidate for the Slovak President Peter Pellegrini (center) reacts to the preliminary unofficial results after counting 98 percent of the votes in his election headquarters in Bratislava on Sunday, March 24, 2024. Second from right, Matúš Šutaj Eštok and third from left Denisa Sakova (both Hlas-SD).  Ivan Korčok and Peter Pellegrini advance to the second round of the presidential elections.  According to preliminary unofficial results, Ivan Korčok won the 1st round.  PHOTO TASR - Martin Baumann *** Local Caption *** Voice-SD microphones portrait width electoral headquarters microphone PHOTO: Martin Baumann

The elections for the president of the Slovak Republic were held in Slovakia on Saturday. The presidential elections are two-round and citizens could choose from nine candidates in the first round. In the photo, the Chairman of the National Council (NR) of the Slovak Republic and candidate for the Slovak President Peter Pellegrini (center) reacts to the preliminary unofficial results after counting 98 percent of the votes in his election headquarters in Bratislava on Sunday, March 24, 2024. Second from right, Matúš Šutaj Eštok and third from left Denisa Sakova (both Hlas-SD). Ivan Korčok and Peter Pellegrini advance to the second round of the presidential elections. According to preliminary unofficial results, Ivan Korčok won the 1st round. PHOTO TASR – Martin Baumann *** Local Caption *** Voice-SD microphones portrait width electoral headquarters microphone PHOTO: Martin BaumannPHOTO: Martin Baumann

  • During his speech, Peter Pellegrini focused on the mobilization of voters.
  • In the case of Štefan Harabin, it is a quarter of a million votes that could help him win in the second round.
  • This will be followed by visits to the regions, but by negotiations with coalition partners.

The first presidential election night ended with a minor surprise. The favorite of pre-election polls – Speaker of the Parliament Peter Pellegrini remained close behind his challenger from the opposite side of the political spectrum – Ivan Korčok.

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According to Pellegrini, he was not surprised by the result and expected it to be close. However, in his closing speech, one could sense that he was nervous. He repeated that he wanted to “save his face” in the campaign, conduct a peaceful campaign and avoid attacks on the opponent. However, he indirectly attacked Korčok several times. In his speech at the end of the election night, he focused mainly on the mobilization of voters in the second round.

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In the next two weeks, he plans to fight for the voters of Štefan Harabin, Kristián Forró and Ján Kubiš. “We have …

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