PM Fico's Smer party leads Slovak election: exit poll

Updated: 2016-03-06 11:34


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PM Fico's Smer party leads Slovak election: exit poll

Slovakia's Prime Minister and leader of Smer party Robert Fico arrives at his party's headquarters to check on the results of the country's parliamentary election in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 5, 2016.[Photo/Agencies]

BRATISLAVA -- Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico's Smer-SD came first in the general election in Slovakia on Saturday, according to a TV Markiza exit poll.

Smer-SD won 27.3 percent of the vote, followed by Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 13.3 percent and OLaNO-NOVA with 11.2 percent, the exit poll showed.

Moreover, the exit poll also indicated that the following parties have also made it into Parliament: Slovak National Party (SNS) -- 8 percent, Most-Hid -- 7.3 percent, People's Party Our Slovakia -- 6.8 percent, Siet -- 6.7 percent, We Are Family -- 5.9 percent, and the Christian Democrats (KDH) -- 5 percent.

Official results will be published on Sunday.