19.06.2024 US
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Peter Pellegrini won the presidential elections in Slovakia

Pellegrini won the Slovak presidential election, receiving 53.12% of the votes against 46.87% for Korchok

Oleksandr Budariev
Peter Pellegrini, illustrative photo
Peter Pellegrini, illustrative photo / European Parliament, CC BY 2.0 DEED

The second round of presidential elections was held in Slovakia on April 6, resulting in a victory for Peter Pellegrini, a representative of Robert Fico's coalition.

According to data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, Pellegrini gathered 53.12% of the votes, outpacing his opponent, former Foreign Minister Ivan Korchok, who received 46.87%.

Korchok conceded defeat and expressed his disappointment with the election results.

It is important to note that in the first round of the presidential elections, Korchok was ahead, but ultimately lost the presidential race to Pellegrini.

Greeting Pellegrini's victory, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called it significant for peace advocates across Europe.

Polling stations were open from 07:00 to 22:00.


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