Slovakia: Fico Gains Narrow Win in First Election Round

People ♦ Published: March 17, 2014; 11:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

A runoff between Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and independent billionair Andrei Kiska has got to be held now. In the first round of elections Fico only had a head start of four percent.

The runoff elections will become a tight race between Fico and Kiska. / Picture: ©

It will become a tight race between the two candidates in the runoff elections held in two weeks. Prime Minister Fico only has a lead of four percent in the first election round. According to official results on Sunday, Fico came at 28 percent of the votes while his rival Kiska came at 24 percent. The voter turn out only came at 43.4 percent. Surveys had projected for Fico to gain…