Progressive Slovakia

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Progressive Slovakia

Progresívne Slovensko
AbbreviationPS
LeaderMichal Truban
Founded27 November 2017
HeadquartersBratislava
Youth wingYoung Progressives
IdeologySocial liberalism
Progressivism
Environmentalism
Pro-Europeanism[1]
Political positionCentre to centre-left
European affiliationAlliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
International affiliationNone
European Parliament groupRenew Europe
Colours     Red
     Purple
     Blue
National Council
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European Parliament
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Local councils
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Website
www.progresivne.sk

Progressive Slovakia (Slovak: Progresívne Slovensko) is a social-liberal, progressive and pro-European political party in Slovakia. It was established in 2017.

History[edit]

Original Progressive Slovakia logo

The party was registered with the Slovak Interior Ministry on 28 November 2017 after the submission of 13,500 signatures.[2] The party's founding congress was held on 20 January 2018, with Ivan Štefunko [sk] elected as party chairman.[3]

Electoral performance[edit]

Presidential elections[edit]

Election Candidate First round result Second round result
Votes %Votes Result Votes %Votes Result
2019 Zuzana Čaputová 870,415 40.57% Qualified 1,056,582 58.41% Won

Parliamentary elections[edit]

Year Leader Vote Vote % Seats Place Government
2020 Michal Truban TBD
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Local elections[edit]

Year Seats % Votes

Leaders[edit]

  • Ivan Štefunko (2018–2019)
  • Michal Truban (2019–present)

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Teraz.sk. "Hnutie Progresívne Slovensko sa stalo členom liberálnej ALDE". TERAZ.sk.
  2. ^ a.s, Petit Press (29 November 2017). "Interior Ministry registers new political party: Progressive Slovakia". spectator.sme.sk.
  3. ^ a.s, Petit Press (22 January 2018). "Newly launched Progressive Slovakia aims for 20 percent of the vote in the next election". spectator.sme.sk.

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